Kodansha, Tokyo, 1966. Hardcover, First Edition. 200pp., 8.5 x 12 inches
Near Fine. Light scuffing to dust jacket, else clean and bright. Scarce in this condition.
A "social history" by Donald Richie, the man credited as the West's foremost authority of Japanese cinema, having organized the Ozu and Kurosawa Retrospectives. One of the most informative books on Japanese film ever written. Includes hundreds of stills from dozens of films.