Large format, quarto size prefect bound paperback. Xxvii + 100 pages. With 600 traditional designs depicted in 100 full page color plates. First edition. This title first “published by Dover Publications, 2010, is a reprint of 100 full color plates from the five volume collection Nihon soshoku taikan, compiled by Kawanabe Masao and published by Unsodo, Taisho, Kyoto, in 1915. The original Preface by Masaki Naohiko and the plate notes by Kawanabe Masao have been translated,” with short annotations and an introduction produced for the Dover edition. No previous ownership marks. A clean, fresh, unmarked and near like new copy. Near fine.