Hearts Aglow: Stories of Lepers by the Inland Sea 1939 Poetry Essays Stories Hand Tied Book Japan English Language


Title: Hearts Aglow: Stories of Lepers by the Inland Sea

Author: Honami Nagata; Lois Johnson Erickson

Description: Fabric covered tryptic folio-style slipcase in Good- condition. Has some color bleeding to the fabric on the front. Moisture spot on the paste-in title block. Small note on the inside of the folio. Has bone toggle clasps to hold folio closed. One of the straps holding the toggle has split and been repaired. Book in Good+ condition. Has blind stamps on title page and half title page. Red "X" in the margins of the poems on pp. 51-55 & 60. Lovely seascape pasted in plate on frontispiece facing title page has small chip from bottom of plate. Book was hand tied & bound with string. Each page is printed on a double-thickness of rice paper. Book was printed in Kyobunkwan, Tokyo. 6.5" x 8"

Essays, poems & short stories inspired by Missionaries working with the lepers of the Inland Sea.

Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Good+
Slipcase Condition: Good-

Publisher: American Mission to Lepers
Publisher Place: New York, NY
Year: 1939

Pages: 127

Language: English


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