Featured Japanese Literature / Poetry in Translation Titles

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1 FITZSIMMONS, Thomas (translator). Japanese Poetry Now.
NY Schocken Books 1972 0805234381 / 9780805234381 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Remade into English from the Japanese. First edition. Near fine in a near fine (sun fading along the spine) dust jacket.
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 GENSEI. Grass Hill: Poems and Prose by the Japanese Monk Gensei.
NY Columbia University Press 1983 0231056060 / 9780231056069 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Translated by Burton Watson. First edition. Fine in a very near fine (small spot of edge wear at the base of the spine) dust jacket.
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 HAJIME, Kijima (editor). Poetry of Postwar Japan.
Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1975 0877450552 / 9780877450559 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Translated from the Japanese. First edition. Near fine in a very good (minor shelf wear) dust jacket.
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 HEARN, Lafcadio (translator). Japanese Lyrics.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1915 Paperback Fair
Part of The New Poetry Series. First edition thus (paperback). Well worn and age darkened, else fair in stiff boards with detached dust wrapper. ; 86 pages
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 KUKI Shuzo. Kuki Shuzo: A Philosopher’s Poetry and Poetics.
Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2004 0824827554 / 9780824827557 Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket
Translated from the Japanese and edited by Michael F. Marra. First printing. As new in like dust jacket.
Price: 60.00 USD
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6 PHILIPPI, Donald (translator). This Wine of Peace, This Wine of Laughter: A Complete Anthology of Japan’s Earliest Songs.
NY Grossman Publishers 1968 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket
With black and white photographs by Kuzunishi Sosei. First American edition. Very good in a good (edge worn and faded) dust jacket.
Price: 18.00 USD
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7 SAKUTARO, HAGIWARA. Face at the Bottom of the World and Other Poems.
Rutland Charles E. Tuttle 1969 0804801762 / 9780804801768 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Translated from the Japanese by Graeme Wilson. Paintings by York Wilson. First printing. Previous owner’s name and date on front free endpaper, else fine in a near fine, price clipped dust jacket.
Price: 10.00 USD
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8 SAKUTARO, Hagiwara. Face at the Bottom of the World and Other Poems.
Rutland Charles E. Tuttle 1969 0804801762 / 9780804801768 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Translated from the Japanese by Graeme Wilson. Paintings by York Wilson. First printing. Previous owner’s name on front free endpaper, else near fine in a near fine dust jacket.
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 SHIKISHI, Princess. String of Beads: Complete Poems of Princess Shikishi.
Honolulu University of Hawaii Press 1993 0824814835 / 9780824814830 Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
Translated from the Japanese with an introduction and notes by Hiroaki Sato. First printing. Remainder dot on spine, else fine in a fine dust jacket.
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 SHIMPEI, Kusano. Frogs &. Others.
NY Grossman 1969 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Translated from the Japanese by Cid Corman and Kamaike Susumu. Illustration s by Ohno Hidetaka. First American edition. Fine in a near fine (minor edge wear) dust jacket.
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 TAKAMURA, Kotaro. Chieko’s Sky.
Tokyo: Kodansha International, 1978 0870113135 / 9780870113130 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Translated from the Japanese by Soichi Furuta. Illustrated by Chieko Takamura. First edition thus. INSCRIBED by the translator in the year of publication. Fine with a wrap-around band in a near fine acetate dust jacket.
Price: 50.00 USD
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12 WATSON, Burton (translator). Japanese Literature in Chinese [Volume 1]: Poetry & Prose in Chinese by Japanese Writers of the Early Period.
NY: Columbia University Press, 1975 0231039867 / 9780231039864 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
First edition thus. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket.
Price: 40.00 USD
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