The Sound of Waves by Yukio Mishima (1956) first edition book

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Yukio Mishima - The Sound of Waves: A Love Story

Knopf, 1956. Hardcover. 8vo. First edition, first printing. Translated from Japanese by Meredith Weatherby. Illustrations by Yoshinori Kinoshita. Blue paper boards with magenta pictorial plate on cover. 181 pp. Yellow topstain. Good condition. Boards are scuffed along lower edges, at forecorners and head of spine. Clean interior. No markings to pages. Price-clipped dust jacket is chipped along periphery, especially at spine tips, lower rear edge; rubbing present along joints, fore-edge; dampstain (about 4cm x 2cm--see photos) along upper rear edge of jacket near spine--does not penetrate to boards.

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