Union City, California: Heian International, 1985, stated 1st printing; translated by D. T. Ooka, shiny boards with monkey and crab, green enpapers with crabs, in jacket identical to boards, 4to; np. Picture Book hardback.
A Japanese fairy tale retold on double-page paintings.
CONDITION: Very Good in Good Plus jacket; book with bumped corners, clean unwrinkled pages, messy erasure of gift inscription on green endpaper; somewhat rumpled jacket with 5 inch tear, small tears on corners and rubbed spine ends; unclipped, no price. Item #19136