FOUR STORIES ... Translated by Andrew Horvat. Annotated by Hirosi Nagase. Tokyo: Japan Times [distributed by Maruzen Co., Ltd.], 1973. Octavo, boards. First edition. Collects four stories, "The Deaf Girl," "The Dog," "The Dream Soldier" and "The Cliff of Time," with parallel Japanese and English texts. Includes a lengthy study of Abe's work by Horvat and extensive notes by Nagase. Evidently intended as a textbook for Japanese students of English. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#116269).