Item #255086 Japanese Plays & Playfellows. Osman Edwards.

Japanese Plays & Playfellows

JOHN LANE, 1901. First Edition. Cloth. Used - Good / No Jacket. Item #255086

Octavo {5 & 1/2' x 8 & 3/4'}; No dustjacket, Dust stained & darkened tan cloth covered boards. Gold lettering on to spine. Yellow and green illustration to front board. 12 color plates with tissue flyleafs, including frontispiece. 4 b&w portraits on one plate. Nice association copy: inscribed by previous owner, 'Yasuo Sasaki, of Cincinnati, Ohio' who was 'A pioneering Nisei poet and intellectual, Yasuo Sasaki (1911–2008) was also a physician and defendant in a landmark civil rights case,' according to online Densho Encyclopedia. He also, 'Sasaki played an important role in ensuring protection of abortion rights.' 'Nisei' are ' ethnically Japanese children born in the new country to Japanese-born immigrants'. There are penciled marginal markings scattered through the text. Tanned end pages. 306 pages.

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Price: $35.00

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