New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1972. First American edition. Hardcover. 389 pp. Bound in oatmeal colored cloth with blue lettering on the spine and a light blue topstain. Price of $7.95 on front flap of jacket. First printing of the first American edition. A sharp copy of the first novel in Mishima's tetralogy based on his vision of the Japanese experience in the 20th century. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #00007844
Near Fine book with a small bump to the bottom corner of the rear board and a bit of fading to the topstain in a like dust jacket with traces of corresponding wear to the bottom rear corner and a crease to the front flap.