By: Chiba, Reiko
Rutland, Vermont, Charles E. Tuttle Company: 1981
Seller ID: 141562
Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
No dust jacket. Slightly soiled full red cloth boards. Tight Japanese-stab binding. Black and white illustrations. 29 pages. 4 1/2"w x 6 5/8"h. Explanations of each of the signs of the Japanese zodiac, faced with black and white drawings. The Japanese zodiac has a cycle of 12 years unlike people of the West who divide their zodiac in a cycle of 12 months. Each year of the cycle has its own particular animal symbol whose roots of meaning, origin, and influence stretch back to ancient India and China. Printed on different colors of paper folded so each page is double. View More...