Tokyo, Japan: Kodansha International, Ltd 1965. First Edition. 192 pages. 8 1/2 x 12 inches. Publisher's original grey cloth, white printed dj, and original cardboard slipcase and spine protector. Distributor sticker on the rear of the title page with associated glue darkening. Minor sunning to the spine of the cardboard slipcase. Near Fine / Near Fine. Cloth. 
The book is "intended primarily as a centennial pictorial biography of Japan relating to the period 1864 to 1964." Well illustrated, uncommon with the slipcase.