Kuroi kaze==The Dark Wind [Japanese, paperback, 1991]

Kuroi kaze==The Dark Wind [Japanese, paperback, 1991]



Date Published: 
Publication Details: 

Tōkyō: Hayakawa Publishing Inc., 1991.

ISBN Number: 


Edition Notes: 

This is the first Japanese edition of The Dark Wind. This edition was published by The Mysterious Press in Tokyo, Japan in 1991. It is a paperback edition with a dust cover, and was translated from English to Japanese by Tadao Oba. The cover design, featuring three piles of cocaine, was created by Shiro Tatsumi.

The edition is written in Japanese kanji. Due to the fact that Japanese is read right to left the novel is printed right to left.

  • Title Page Transcription:〈ミステリアス・プレス文庫41 | 卜二イ・ヒラ―マソ | 大庭 忠男=訳 | 黒い風 | THE DARK WIND | 3047 | [rule] | [publisher's logo] | THE MYSTERIOUS PRESS | Tokyo
  • Contents: [i] title page, [ii] copyright, [1] dedication, [2-3] map, [4] author's notes, [5] half title The Dark Wind, [6] list of characters, 7-282 text, [283] blank, [284-288] Mysterious Press advertisements, [289] publisher's imprint and copyright
  • Physical Attributes:
    • Format: Paperback, 15.6 x 10.7 cm.
    • Binding: Two-tone gray paper covers printed in black and white. The publisher's logo, title, author, and publisher are printed vertically on the spine.
    • Collation: [i-ii] [1-6] 6-282 [283-289]
    • Price: 480 円 [Yen]