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The Japanese Chronicles

By: Bouvier, Nicolas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Mercury House: 1993

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 18756

ISBN: 1562790080

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. Translated from the French by Anne Dickerson. ; B&W Illustrations; 8.68 X 5.85 inches; 222 pages; "Swiss travel writer and photographer Nicolas Bouvier shares his intimate experience of Japan. Based on three decades of travel throughout the islands, his reports, recollections, and reflections take the reader beyond the commonplace into an unexpected Japan. Whether describing village festivals or the suburbs of Kyoto, retelling Japanese myth and history, composing poems, reflecting on Noh performances, or sketching memorable portraits in ... View more info