Tokyo: Bijutsu Shuppan-sha, 1952. 4 volumes (of 6 total): volumes 1, 3, 4, 5. Numerous dramatic photogravure plates. Small very slim folios, white boards, edge-worn d.w. (large chip on dust wrapper of volume 3 with boards discolored beneath). Tokyo: Bijutsu Shuppan-sha, 1952-53. Very good clean copies. Vol I: Archaic Period. Photographs by Manshichi Sakamoto. Vol. III: Hakuho Period. Photographs by Yonpachi Fujimoto. Vol. IV: Tempyo Period. Photographs by Taikichi Irie. Vol. V: Heian Period. Photographs by Domon Ken.
London: Gollancz, 1984. 8vo, black cloth, d.w. London: Gollancz, 1984. First Edition. Adapted into Spielberg film. Signed by Ballard on the title page. The pages are browned at the edges as is the case in most copies. The first issue dust wrapper has a small damp-stain on the front panel and a large one on the back.