An Artist of the Floating World. Kazuo Ishiguro.

An Artist of the Floating World.

Faber and Faber, 1986. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First British (and true first) Edition (first printing). The second novel by the Nobel Prize winning author of THE REMAINS OF THE DAY, the story of an aging Japanese painter who assesses a career that coincided with the rise of Japanese militarism. Winner of the Whitbread Book of the Year Award and shortlisted for the Booker Prize. This is the first issue, printed by Butler & Tanner. Fine/Fine but for slight "waviness" to the rear dust jacket panel and a tiny bit of crimping at the foot of the spine -- a very clean copy. Fine / Fine.

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