Item #7036 THE WIND-UP BIRD CHRONICLE. Haruki Murakami, Jay Rubin, novel, translation.


New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. First American Edition. Item #7036

First Printing. Octavo (24cm); blue and white pictorial paper-covered boards; dustjacket; [x],[5],6-611,[3]pp. Scattered foxing to upper and right edge of textblock, spine ends very gently nudged, else Near Fine in a Fine, unclipped dustjacket (priced $25.95). The author's fourth English language novel, and prior to the publication of 1Q84, certainly his most ambitious work, issued in a relatively modest print run of 25,000 copies. Both the book and jacket design by Chip Kidd are equally ambitious, winning nearly every major book design award for 1997-98. Rubin 17.

Price: $200.00

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