First edition, first printing. Fine cloth-bound hardcover in a Fine dust jacket, protected by a clear mylar cover. A very nice copy. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Edited with essays by Anne Wilkes Tucker, Dana Friis-Hansen, Kaneko Ryuichi, Takeba Joe; essays by Iizawa Kotaro, Kino****a Naoyuki. 404 pages; 356 color and duo-toned b&w reproductions; 12.5 x 10 inches. Exhibition checklist, chronology, artist profiles, major photography clubs, associations and magazines, selected bibliography and an index. Covers 150 years of Japanese photography and the works of 203 Japanese photographers. Essential survey, handsomely produced. Won awards or appeared on the "Best of 2003" lists of seven different organizations.