Good, The Man who Turned into a Stick: three related plays, translation of Bo ni natta otoko. Royal 8vo. x + 84pp. Title page with Chinese pictogram illustrations, 3 further plates of still phtographs from performances of the plays. Very good clean tight sound square, no bookplate, inscription or marks of any kind, firmly held in joints and hinges. Bound in bright gilt lettered black cloth boards together with original colour pictorial dustwrapper very gently rubbed to head of spine and lower leading corner, else excellent. A lovely Edition of interest to reader, scholar and collector alike, an uncommon title in seldom seen condition.
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December 1975 : UK Hardback