Kagawa, Toyohiko SONGS FROM THE SLUMS
Nashville, Tennessee: Cokesbury Press, (1935). B00085JX2S First edition in English, first printing. Interpreted by Lois J. Erickson, with a Foreword by Sherwood Eddy. Hardcover. Very very close to fine, in black binding with gilt lettering; in a very good illustrated dust jacket, showing age-toning and staining to spine panel, short edge tears and nicking, chips at spine ends, a few tiny dots of stain.
Collection of poetry by the Japanese pacifist, Christian reformer, and labor activist. "Like the opening of a diary written during the years he lived in the Shinkawa slums." Illustrations by Julian Brazelton.