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Geisha of Gion; The Memoir of Mineko Iwasaki
Iwasaki, Mineko with Brown, Rande,
ISBN: 0743220374
Simon & Schuster, London, 2002. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. acknowledgements, author's note and afterword. Between pages 198 and 199 there are eight pages of colour and black-and-white photograph of the author. Colour photographic card cover with black and brown coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. The author entered a geisha house at the age of four, and rose to be the most famous geisha in the 20th century. This is her story, but it is also the story of the geisha "... bound by an ancient, unwritten code ' by the robes of tradition and the sanctity of our exclusive calling' -- she and thousands of other women over the course of three centuries of Japanese history and shielded their extraordinary lives in public view. In Geisha of Gion, Mineko is the first Japanese geisha to shed light on the fascinating and arcane geisha tradition." - from the rear panel blurb. Creasing to the book corners with rubbing of the edges and panels. Age toning of the text block edges. Full number line. Size: Trade Paperback. [5], VI - IX, [1], 334, [6] pages,. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Geisha; Japan; Sociology & Culture. ISBN: 0743220374. ISBN/EAN: 9780743220378. Inventory No: 0266761. Very Good Condition
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0266761  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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