Kokoro. Natsume Soseki, Edwin McClelland.
Kokoro
Kokoro
Kokoro
Kokoro
Kokoro

Kokoro

Chicago: Henry Regnery Company, 1957.

First American edition. vi, (1), 248 pp. Original blue cloth with red title band, gilt lettering. First American edition. Near Fine with slight sunning to spine, former owner's name written on front free endpaper, in a Very Good unclipped dust jacket with a few tiny tears and wear to edges, spine panel has a few small dampstains. Nice shape overall.

Peter France writes in The Oxford Guide to Literature in English Translation, "One of the first modern novels in translation to make a significant positive impact upon the reputation of Japanese fiction in the West was Edwin McClellan's elegant, seamless rendition of Natsume Soseki's 1914 novel, Kokoro." Rare. Item #140940915

Price: $275.00

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