Sugimoto, Etsu Inagaki w/intro by Christopher Morley., Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1934, c1928, yellow cloth, light edgewear & soil o/w good+ (no dj), 314 pp, B&W illus. by Tekisui Ishii, 8vo, "How a daughter of feudal Japan, living hundreds of years in one generation, became a modern American..." Ishii, Tekisui.
G. No Jacket. 8vo. original green cloth (cloth rubbed and a little stained, spine slanted, leaf edges & outer leaves a little spotted, rems. of front panel d/w to front pastedown, prev. owner's details to FFE); pp. 288, [4 (pubs. advts. )], with frontispiece. A good copy.
Good. No dust jacket. 1932. 314 pages. No dust jacket. Yellow cloth boards. Contains black and white plates. Cracking to hinge, tearing to spine and unstable boards but binding remains tight. Foxing, tanning and marks throughout but heavier to endpapers and text block edges. Rough cut pages with bold text. Previous owner's inscription to front pastedown. Plates have foxing and tanning to edges. Mildly rubbed and marked boards with tanning to spine, lightly bumped corners and crushed ends. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1503479524HJG (Use this ID when enquiring about this item. )
VG+ in VG+ jacket. Octavo. Deep violet cloth covered boards and spine with shiny gilt lettering on the spine. Very light bumping at the head and tail of the spine. Brief gift inscription on the free front endpaper and giftee's return address label on the upper edge of the front endpaper. Binding is straight and tight. Faint spot on the outside edge of the textblock-pages are otherwise all clean, white, and crisp. 314 pages. Dust Jacket-has a nearly unnoticable trace of rubbing at the very tips of the rear corners and would be an easy NF grade if it did not also have light overall evidence of handling over the rear cover. Some problems, but still a nice copy of a relatively uncommon title.
In the publisher's black cloth; gold titling at the spine is dull. Evidence of a sticker removed from the endpaper and darkening from an old newspaper article. No writing in the book; a sturdy copy. Frontispiece portrait of Madame Sugimoto.
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