Tokyo: Shinchosha, 1969. First Japanese Edition, first printing. Just about Fine in blindstamped black cloth in a Near Fine publisher's printed slipcase and bellyband. Slipcase spine is toned with light rubbing at the corners with a closed tear to the bellyband. The first edition of this important play cycle - translated in 1975 by Donald Keene as "The Man Who Turned into a Stick, three Related Plays." Text in Japanese.