Kodansha, 1977, Hardcover (in Slipcase), Book Condition: As New, Dust Jacket Condition: Fine, First
NAITO, AKIRA, and NISHIKAWA, TAKESHI. Katsura, A Princely Retreat, Tokyo: Kodansha, 1977. Oblong folio, first English-language edition, pp. 182, lavender silk-covered boards with silver lettering to spine and blind-stamped Japanese lettering to front, slipcase, color and halftone illustration, large folding map laid in. Profiles a palace that long served as a retreat for the rulers of Japan. Condition of this book Fine in fine slipcase. This is the first USA edition. Size: Large Folio (bigger than A3). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Architecture; Japan; Photography. ISBN: 0870112716. ISBN/EAN: 9780870112713. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53577.