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Bridge of the Brocade Sash

Sacheverell Sitwell

Bridge of the Brocade Sash

travels and observations in Japan

by Sacheverell Sitwell

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Published by World Publishing Company in Cleveland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japan -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSacheverell Sitwell.
    StatementSacheverell Sitwell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS811 .S5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[2], 314 p., [30] p. plates :
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16484226M
    LC Control Number59-15323

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A rare blend of objectivity and sensitivity pervades Sacheverell Sitwell's, account of a journey through Japan. Sitwell, whose Portugal and Madeira has already marked him as a traveler of unique awareness, comes to Japan with an impressive background knowledge of the country's history, art, theater, and artifacts.

He uses this background modestly, delicately, to give body to his brilliant. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sitwell, Sacheverell, Bridge of the Brocade Sash. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, [] (OCoLC) Get this from a library. The Bridge of the Brocade Sash: travels and observations in Japan.

[Sacheverell Sitwell] -- Travels and observations in Japan. Item Details. A first edition copy of The Bridge of the Brocade Sash: Travels and Observations in Japan by Sacheverell Sitwell. This hardcover book is presented in a pictorial with a pictorial dust jacket.

The book was published by The World Publishing Company of Cleveland in and includes pages. Bridge of the Brocade Sash: Travels and Observations in Japan Sitwell,Sacheverell.

Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London () Signed and Inscribed on the front endpaper "To. with love from Sachi, 17 ix, ". Bound in the original red hardcovers, a little bumped to the edges and corners.

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