The Decay of the Angel. The Sea of Fertility. A Cycle of Four Novels. Translated from the Japanese by Edward G. Seidensticker.
The Decay of the Angel. The Sea of Fertility. A Cycle of Four Novels. Translated from the Japanese by Edward G. Seidensticker. The Decay of the Angel. The Sea of Fertility. A Cycle of Four Novels. Translated from the Japanese by Edward G. Seidensticker.
£65.00
New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1974.

Uncorrected proof copy of first American edition. 8vo. pp. 240. The fourth and final book of Mishima's tetralogy which sums up the Japanese experience of the 20th century. Considered to be a masterpiece. Original blue printed wrappers. Title details sellotaped to upper wrapper as issued by publisher, some pen annotations on half-title possibly by unknown reviewer, spine faded.