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#436 - Yukio Mishima

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The Sound of Waves, inscribed to his American publisher
Description                           Estimate: $1,500+          

Signed book: The Sound of Waves. First American edition. NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1956. Hardcover with dust jacket, 5.75 x 8.5, 183 pages. Signed and inscribed on the first free end page in black ink to his American paperback publisher, "To Frank Taylor, with warmest regards, Yukio Mishima, 2nd August 1957." Autographic condition: fine. Book condition: VG/VG. Originally published as Shiosai in 1954, The Sound of Waves is a coming-of-age love story that follows a young couple and the various ways they endure the calumny and gossip of the local villagers. The book has spawned five film adaptations and earned Mishima, in 1954, the Shincho Prize from Shinchosha Publishing.

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