This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Printed and bound in Japan. A bilingual publication with text in English and in Japanese. Handsome full-pictorial color wrappers, European style. 11.75 x 9 inches. 207 numbered pages. Heavy coated stock with 139 full-page color plates and also with B&W illustrations. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. An exceptional copy, very clean and tight. Almost certainly unread. A Near Fine copy.