New York: Boni and Liveright, (1926). First American edition. 8vo, 313pp; cloth-backed patterned boards. Very slightly shelf-rubbed, a fine copy in a bright pictorial dust jacket, lightly rubbed and with a couple of closed tears. Item #205502
Following two pseudonymous novels, the author, British diplomat Frank Ashton-Gwatkin, followed with this this quasi-biographical account of a Japanese contemporary, depicting modern Japan in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake of 1923.