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NISHI Saburo. Saru Kani (ca 1951)

NISHI Saburou. Saru Kani (The Monkey and the Crab). Nagoya: Maruman Shuppansha, (ca. 1951). 1st ed. & pr.
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Description — 8vo (25.6 x 27.8 cm), (12) p., text in Japanese (kana).

Condition — VG (had most likely never been opened).

Review — A remarkable version of the Japanese tale of The Monkey and the Crab, in which the characters (except the monkey) are humans whose heads are the animal (or thing) they are supposed to represent! Rare, especially in such a fine condition.

Misc. — x

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