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KAPPA (Gulliver in a Kimono) Translation and introductory notes by Seiichi Shiojiri

By: Akutagawa, Ryunosuke

Price: $124.98

Publisher: Abeno, Osaka, Japan, Akitaya: 1948

Edition: First Edition; Third Printing

Seller ID: 39166

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


154 pages; Publisher's flexible grey boards printed in black, pictorial endpapers, in a fragile dust jacket printed in black and red on thin paper stock. This is the third printing of the first English language edition of "Kappa" -- the masterpiece of Ryunosuke Akutagawa, considered by some the father of the Japanese short story. His mother went insane shortly after his birth in 1912, so he was adopted and raised by his maternal uncle, Akutagawa Do-sho-, from whom he received the Akutagawa family name. Akutagawa published his first short story "Rashomon" in the literary maga... View more info