First edition in English and first American edition of an early defining work by the Japanese author, featuring a surreal investigation that leads the hero into the snows of Hokkaido.
Near fine in a very good plus jacket.
A WILD SHEEP CHASE
Tokyo / New York: Kodansha International, (1989). 9'' x 6''. Original quarter green cloth, blue paper boards, silver-lettered spine. In original unclipped ($18.95) pictorial dust jacket. First published in Japanese in 1982; translated by Alfred Birnbaum. , 299,  pages. Some light edgewear, bumps to jacket; mild rubbing to front panel, trace toning to flaps. Book shows minimal touches of foxing to page edges. Interior bright, clean throughout. Sound.
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