First English language edition. Very gently read, and not remaindered. Interior is clean and unmarked else a faint pencil erasure to the ffep. Bright gilt titles to spine. Corners are sharp and square. Black cloth boards. Front board has a 5.5cm horizontal stain and a short scrape with a thin tear to the bottom edge, similar stain to the foot of the spine. Without dustjacket. Excellent text on one of the most underrated yet most effective of the martial arts. Check our listings for additional martial arts titles.