Tokyo: The Foreign Affairs Association, 1958. FIRST PRINTING. Item #15050
Name label on half title; otherwise, A FINE COPY bound in the Japanese style. Superb printing, illustration and design. The cover represents the three traditional colors used on the striped curtains of the Kabuki stage. The use of this curtain dates from 1632 when Nakamura Kanzaburo participated in the hauling of the Shogun's boat and was awarded the awning in appreciation. 131 pages.