Oundle, UK: Oundle Festival of Literature Press, 2006. First Edition. Hardcover. One of 120 numbered copies signed by Murakami on a special bookplate affixed to the front pastedown. Translated by Jay Rubin. Illustrated by Geraldine Waddington. This story appeared in both the New Yorker and in BLIND WILLOW, SLEEPING WOMAN. One of Japan's leading fiction writers (he has also translated Carver). A small booklet with only 13 pages of text, printed on mould-made paper, bound in blue printed boards. Currently very scarce, and destined for rarity. With the original prospectus leaflet laid into the book. Very fine in clear acetate wrapper, as issued.
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