Mermaid of Japan. Francis Haar.
Mermaid of Japan

Mermaid of Japan

Tokyo: Kanameshobo Co., 1954. First edition, sm 4to, unpaginated; foreword by Holloway Brown, black & white photographic illustrations; inscribed by the author on half title (dated 1961, Honolulu); covers lightly worn and a bit warped at fore edge, jacket is chipped and worn at edges with a small section on upper cover peeled away, otherwise very good in original blue cloth lettered in white on upper cover and spine, pictorial dust jacket. An interesting photographic essay on the Japanese Ama ("sea woman") women who live on the rocky southern coasts of the Japanese islands and spend their life diving undersea. Item #46539

Price: $750.00

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