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"First Edition, 1960; Twentieth printing, 1972" stated on copyright page; Charles E. Tuttle Company publishers, Rutland, Vermont and Tokyo, Japan; hardbound in external sleeve; very good condition with clean, unmarked pages; sleeve has minor edge wear.

 

Description -

A Net of Fireflies is a superb collection of classic haiku composed by the leading writers of this delicate but intricate art form.

 

With over three Japanese hundred haiku poems written over five centuries, the book is a thorough introduction to the unique world of Japanese haiku. Thirty-three full color haiku paintings complement the poems, providing a new and delightful dimension for understanding and appreciating this often illusive but always evocative poetic form.33 poems in color and black and white on double fold pages----mauve and grey linen textured cloth binding and green paper covered slipcase, both with fan design----translated into English verse.

 

 

A Net of Fireflies, Japanese Haiku and Haiku Paintings by Harold Stewart

SKU: BS177j
$24.95Price