Kyoto, Japan: Tanko-shinsha Co., Ltd., . Hardcover. Translation by Thomas I. Elliott and Masuo Yamaguchi. Photographs by Hideo Matuo and Hiroshi Hukawa. 8vo. Pale blue paper over boards with dark blue spine lettering, pictorial dust jacket. 210pp. Extensive full-page illustrations, map endpapers. Near fine/near fine. Item #44511
Tight and lovely first edition of this heavily-illustrated guide to this city's major sites. Errata slip tipped in at close. Nonauthorial gift inscription on front flyleaf ("Here we are on the way to Kyoto on the new Tokaido (name-dropping!) oh how appropriate in this book! (That's supposed to sound like a typical last line of haiku!)....").