signed first edition
1973 · [Berkeley]
by Say, Allen based on a work by R. Akutagawa
[Berkeley]: Oyez Press, 1973. [13p] 6.5x8.25 inches, 4 monochrome plates (one of which repeated --for zen effect?), rubricated titles and drop-caps, very good limited first edition of 250 copies signed by the author/artist, sewn mustard wraps. Colophon states: Oyez/Two hundred and fifty copies/designed & printed by Graham Mackintosh/for friends of the author and press/Christmas 1973. An adaptation of the 1916 tale by "the father of the Japanese short story" Ryūnosuke Akutagawa.
(Inventory #: 201338)