Hardcover, black boards with spine lettered in gold, in publisher’s non price-clipped dust-jacket. 559 pages. Several appendices, including floor plans of the imperial palaces, maps of the royal estates, et alia. Bibliographic references, Bibliography, Index. Profusely illustrated with numerous black and white half-tone photographs and 44 full color photographs. Second printing. No previous ownership marks. No remainder mark. A clean, square, fresh and unmarked copy, appears unread and like new, Fine in a fine dust-jacket.