Item ID: 4782 Manji [in trans.: Quicksand]. Jun'ichiro TANIZAKI.

Manji [in trans.: Quicksand].

1 p.l., 199 pp., one leaf. Oblong 8vo, orig. decorated flexible paper boards, stitched as issued, orig. slipcase. Tokyo: Kaizosha, 1931.

First book edition. In this book, written in the Osaka dialect, Tanizaki explored lesbianism, among other themes. This is the first book written by Tanizaki to appear in the more traditional oblong octavo format, a style which he came to prefer.

Very fine copy.

Price: $1,350.00

Item ID: 4782

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