1986. Item #90407
Sekino, Junichirō 関野準一郎. Haiena no Ena Kō ハイエナのエナ公. Tokyo: Gohachi Shobo 五八書房, 1986 五八書房. 27 x 19cm. 43 of a limited edition of 370, signed by the author. Western bound book that opens Japanese style is housed in a 27.5 x 19.5cm decorated fabric covered box. Quarter blue leather binding with gilt title on spine and patterned paper sides, t.e.g. Silk screened title page and end papers. Illustrated with 3 woodblock prints and 2 woodblock vignettes. One of a series of privately printed books by the author/illustrator Sekino. Afterword and explanation of the printing process by the author. A fanciful coming-of-age tale about Prince Ena of the Hyenas with dogs, hyenas and boys told from the point of view of a young boy. A fine copy in a publisher's plain cardboard box. .