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The Tale Of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu Modern Library Giant


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The greatest classic of Japanese literature, sometimes called the world's first real novel. The Tale of Genji was completed by Lady Murasaki in the early years of the eleventh century. Lady Murasaki was a Lady of the Japanese Imperial Court.

A novel in six parts:

Tale of Genji
Sacred Tree
Wreath of Cloud
Blue Trousers
Lady of Boat
Bridge of Dreams

Each part has an alphabetical list of the most important persons by name and role, as well as a geological table.

A Modern Library Giant edition. G-38 Contains an introduction.

Title:   The Tale of Genji
A Novel in 6 Parts - Complete and unabridged
Author:  Lady Murasaki (Murasaki Shikibu), translated from Japanese by Arthur Waley
Publisher:  Modern Library
Edition:   First Modern Library Edition 1960
Measurements:   8 1/4" x 5 3/4" Page count: 1135
Illustrations:   no
Binding type:  hardcover, green binding with black and gilt decoration on cover, gilt lettering against black block on spine.
Dustjacket:   yes, clipped, the reverse side of jacket has a complete list (up to that time) of Modern Library titles
Ex-library:   no
Remainder:   no
Inscriptions/Bookplate:   no

Remarks:   The dustjacket has some rubbing wear and minor edge tears. The cover has a few minor bumps. The cover and pages are intact and in very nice condition.


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