Tokyo: Shueisha, 1974. 1st Edition. Large octavo, publisher's floral-patterned cloth, printed floral endpapers, original illustrated dust jacket and wraparound band.
A stylish collaboration between Japanese novelist Shibata and illustrator Yokoo, originally serialized in the Japanese weekly Playboy magazine. One of Yokoo's more accomplished book works, and one of the more exquisite Japanese graphic novels of its time. Unclipped dust jacket with a few small chips to head of spine and along top edge, with three small holes to upper flap fold and traces of tape residue to verso. Near fine. Item #937