8" x 5.75". 255pp. Maroon cloth, in dust wrapper. Fine condition. Near fine jacket. A classic novel by one of the most important Japanese authors of the 20th century; he was nominated three times for the Nobel Prize in Literature. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Confessions of a Mask.
Publisher: New Directions
Publication Date: 1958
Edition: First American edition.
Book Description Charles E. Tuttle Publishers;, Japan, 1990. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Fine. PHOTO Front Cover (illustrator). 14th Edition By This Publisher. 255 pages. "This novel explores the world of the sado-masochist homosexual. Despite its subject, an individual's development toward homosexuality, despite occasional shocking details, renders this as Mishima's best work. Straightforward account of youthful yearnings & loneliness set down with naturalness." >> Minor cover creasing; Store stamp on inside front cover; Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Mass Market Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9185-3
Book Description New Directions, Norfolk, 1958. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. (Presumed) first US edition, first printing (no subsequent printings are noted on the copyright page. A fine book, with light offsetting to the pastedowns and endpages (mainly near the gutters) and one very small spot on the front cover, otherwise crisp, clean and unread. The jacket is near fine with some rubbing ( chiefly to the edges), a few small spots on the rear panel, and one tiny hole (pinhead size) on the spine panel. Not faded and not price-clipped. Bookseller Inventory # 6667