Very Good. Item #002136
Bethesda: Private Edition [Decatur Press], 1998. Octavo; 127pp. Celadon paper binding with black lettering on face. Haiku verses printed in three parallel formats: original Japanese script; romanized Japanese; and English. Slight fading to spine. Half-dollar-sized light water mark on back cover; goes through to back couple pages. Textblock clean, square, and unmarked.
Over 100 season-by-season haikus in the Japanese Buddhist tradition. The author's life was spent in both Japan and the U.S., and she was among the Japanese internees in California during World War II.