Condition Report For Lot# 223 :
the cardboard slipcover shows some age, but the book's binding even retains its wax-paper protecter. The pages are clean and clear, and the blank front page has an inked inscription "To a fellow-lover of Japanese Clocks, Earl T. Strickler 1956", probably to "Douglas A. Shaffer" who also wrote his signature inside the front cover. 318 pages in Japanese, more in other languages, 5.5" x 7.5"