Kawabata, Yasunari; Translated by Edward G. Seidensticker.
First Edition of The Nobel Prize Winning Authors Magnum Opus
Item Number: 3454
London: Secker & Warburg, 1957.
First British edition of the authors masterpiece. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. A very nice copy, scarce in the original dust jacket.
"Beautifully economical. . . . The haiku works entirely by implication; so, in this novel, using the same delicate, glancing technique, Mr. Kawabata probes a complicated human relationship" (The Time Literary Supplement).