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CLEVELAND, Anne (Mrs.A.R. White), It's better with Your Shoes off. [First edition, First Printing].
Rutland-Tokyo, Charles E. Tuttle, 1955 Small oblong 8, original clothbacked illustrated boards. 96pp. of text to author's numerous monochrome cartoons, illustrated ti.-p. and endpapers, publ. postscript with some info. on the author/cartoonist.
Experiences of a US couple and their son during a semi-permanent stay in Japan, struggling with formal and traditional japanese etiquette, manners and modes. A collection of top-drawer cartoons with revealing commentaries on what it's really like to live in Japan of those days. Very good copy of the FIRST edition, FIRST printing January 1955. Scarce. .

See also our catalogue:
- GEMILANG 182: Japan and the Japanese (201).
EUR 95.00

Book nr.: 51565