- Strauss, Harold
On the Delights of Japanese Novels
Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1957, Wraps, , , Good
20 pp. Soiling to spine, bumping to corners, a one-inch crease at top of pamphlet, pages clean and unmarked. An essay by Harold Strauss, editor in chief of Knopf, about the Japanese novels that Knopf had been and would be publishing with ample quotes from critics, woodcut in-text illustrations and photographs of the authors. Photographs, in one color, of Shohei Ooka, Yukio Mishima, Junichiro Tanizaki, Eiji Yoshikawa, Jiro Osaragi, and Yasunari Kawabata and photos of their books.