Edition: First UK printing.
London: Secker & Warburg, (1961) dj. Hardcover first edition - A reconstruction of four hundred years of Japanese history, partly based on family legendsy, through the history of the Minaguchi-ya, an inconspicuous rural inn on the Tokaido Road, which Statler came to know and love during a stay in Japan. Illustrated with over 50 woodcuts, many by Hiroshige. xii, 365 pp.
Condition: Fine in red cloth in a very good dust jacket (price-clipped, toning to spine of dj).