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Title:For Men with Yen; A Guide to the Japanese Hostess System
Price:AUD$13.20 (about USD$9.30)
Item ID:SB00-0114873
Publisher:The Wayward Press, Tokyo, 1962
Illustrator:Shoei Kikuchi
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
The Wayward Press, 1962, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, Reprint, Illustrated By: Shoei Kikuchi

introduction by authors, authors' note. Yellow coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with black-and-white line drawings by Shoei Kikuchi. Pale purple mottled coloured boards with red embossed illustration to the lower right-hand corner of the front panel and red coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper, by Shoei Kikuchi, with green, red and black coloured titles to the front panel and white and pink coloured titles to the backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of authors, with hostesses, to the rear dustwrapper panel. A light-hearted, yet practical, look at the Japanese hostess system. It was written to give guidance to the novice, male, traveller of what was, and wasn't, allowed. Rubbing to the lower book edges and to the book corners. Light age toning of the textblock edges and pages. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and there is a pinch piece missing from the top backstrip edge. Creasing to the dustwrapper edges and rubbing to the dustwrapper panels with handling marks. Gift inscription to the half title page. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [8], 9-156, [4] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Shoei Kikuchi. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; Japan; Inventory No: 0114873.
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