Very Good / Very Good. Item #7592
Tokyo: Kodansha International Ltd. Publishers, 1966. First Edition. Signed by illustrator Naoko Matsubara on title page without inscription. Oblong octavo. Unpaginated. Color woodcuts throughout. Red boards stamped in gilt. Decorated endpaper with real pressed leaves. Red slipcase stamped in black gray.
Based on "Shining Princess of the Slender Bamboo" from the Taketori Monogatari.
A touch of wear to edges of boards. Spine is dulled. Binding is sound and pages unmarked. Slipcase lightly worn at edges with some light soiling, but structurally sound.