Stated first edition. Presumed first printing. Presumed printed and bound in Taiwan. This book is chiefly in English but has a bilingual index of Chinese names. Oxford blue buckram binding, with crisp gold-stamped lettering to the front board and spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 12.25 x 8.75 inches. ix and 274 numbered pages. Coated stock with numerous plates in B&W. Vertical crease to the front FEP, minor. Else an immensely clean and tight copy. Either unread or very gently read. No remainder marks. The full-pictorial DJ is not price-clipped. DJ with minor rubbing. DJ in a clear Mylar protector. A Near Fine copy in a Near Fine DJ.