Lot 85 of 338:
De Becker's The Nightless City, 2nd Ed.  

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The Nightless City. Or the "History of the Yoshiwara Yuwaku"

De Becker, Joseph Ernest


Max Nössler



xvi, 386, [3] pp. Illustrated with a color folding map, a folding plan, a color folding plate, and other plates and illustrations, some in color. 24.4x18.5 cm (9½x7¼"), publisher's pictorial cloth stamped and lettered in gilt, . "Second Revised Edition."

Attractive edition of De Becker's landmark study of the Yoshiwara Yuwaku prostitution quarter of Tokyo.

Lot Amendments

Rubbing with some fraying at ends of somewhat leaning spine, light soiling and edgewear; hinges cracked, front free endpaper excised; about very good.

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