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Title:The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon
Price:AUD$13.50 (about USD$9.10)
Item ID:SB00-0113763
Publisher:Penguin Books, London, 1971
Penguin Books, 1971, Softcover, Book Condition: Good, Reprint

introduction by editor, list of abbreviations, notes, five appendices and further reading. Colour illustrated card cover with white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Sei Shonagon was a court lady in tenth-century Japan at the height of the Heian culture. Her pillow book she notes down the things that " .. attract, displease or interest her in daily life. She was an enthusiast for good manners and good taste – whether this applied to dress, servants or correct behaviour of lovers." -- from the rear panel blurb. It gives detailed access into a world long gone. Part of the Penguin Classics series. Minor creasing to the book corners, and backstrip. A small chip to the top right-hand corner of the backstrip. Size: Standard Paperback. (6), 7-207, (1) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: History; Japan; Sociology & Culture. ISBN: 0140442367. ISBN/EAN: 9780140442366. Inventory No: 0113763.
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