Meiji 18 indicated on front inside cover. 12mo. 15 by 9 cm. Unpaginated, nine leaves of folded crepe, so story itself occupies 14 pages, with publisher's listings (titles on Japanese Fairy Tale Series up to 16 in English) on inside rear cover. With fantastical illustrations of anthopormorphic monkeys and dogs. Condition: light rippling of crepe paper. Generally clean.