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Item Number:  30018807

 

 

The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon

 

Price: US$ 20.07

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Seller Name: Uncle Phil's Books
Member since 4/2010
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Location: Coventry, West Midlands, United Kingdom

Listing Date: 12/16/2012
   
     
 

 

 

Item Description

 

Title: The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon Publisher: The Folio Society
Author: Shonagon, Sei, translated and edited by Ivan Morris, with an introduction by Robin Duke Publication Date: 1979
Binding/Format: Hardcover in slipcase Edition:
Condition: Fine, Slipcase Very Good Jacket    
Inventory #: 742073    
       

 

Black moiré silk on board. Gold decoration and titles. 269 pp. including list of Dramatis Personae and notes. Written by a Lady-in-Waiting at the court of the Emperor of Japan towards the end of the tenth century AD, the Pillow book contains 326 short essays, aphorisms and lists which show her personal take on every aspect of Japanese court life.   Slipcase has some edge and corner wear, and sun-fading.                                                                                                                                            Illustrated in watercolour by Jasper Dean in the style of Japanese woodcuts.

 

 

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