Eiga monogatari — A Tale of Flowering Fortunes

1.200,00 kr.

Eiga Monogatari (Story of Splendor) is a Japanese monogatari that relates events in the life of the imperial courtier Fujiwara no Michinaga. It is believed to have been written by a number of authors between 1028 and 1107. It is notable for giving considerable credit to the Fujiwara family, especially Michinaga. Thisn is the first printing of the translation into English

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Eiga monogatari translated by William H. and Helen Craig McCullough:

A Tale of Flowering Fortunes. Annals of Japanese Aristocratic life in the Heian period

Complete set 1st edition = “The first translation into a western language of Eiga monogatari, an eleventh-century chronicle of Japanese aristocratic life.” Stanford University Press, Stanford, 1980.8vo, 2 vols., pp. xv, [1], 910; text illustrations, full red cloth, in dustjackets. Minor wear to jackets, now protected (see photos) else a clean set, overall very good attractive set

Eiga monogatari — A Tale of Flowering Fortunes

1.200,00 kr.

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