Price: 20.00 USD
1934. GROUSSET, Rene. JAPAN. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934. This is Volume IV of The Civilizations of the East series, by Grousset. First English language translation, by Catherine Alison, and first American edition. Many black & white illustrations. 301, xl pp. Tall 8vo., black cloth, ornament and title stamped in gilt on red printed rectangle to spine, title and series title gilt-stamped to upper board, t.e.g. Pencil ownership to ffep. This is a fresh and clean copy; the top fore-corner of the ffep. has been clipped. In dust jacket, which is edgeworn to top edge, with chips at head of spine and front panel. Overall, near fine.