JAPANESE INTEREST. JAPANESE FAIRY TALE: THE WOODEN BOWL translated into English by Kate James. Tokyo: T. Hasegawa, no date. 8vo (5 3/8 x 7"), crepe paper bound with silk ties, except for toning on first page, a near Fine copy. The story line follows the life of a beautiful child whose parents force her to wear a wooden bowl to conceal her beauty. Illustrated with beautiful hand printed color woodblocks. This is scarce in the larger format.