Title Koi Kichi
0952638118 / 9780952638117
Inventory number 979835
Privately published by the author, first edition, first issue, 1995. 30cm. Pp.269. Hundreds of colour photos. Hardbound, slipcase.
New hardbound copy, signed by author, very slight age related shelf wear to slipcase, an immaculate copy.
Presents the history of the development and breeding of nishikigoi, unusually-coloured carp (or koi), and the spread of the activity throughout the world, with information on keeping koi. Everything a person wants to know about Koi Kichi, from varieties to creating a pool, to feeding, care and maintenance and simply enjoying.
This is the standard edition of ‘Koi Kichi’, hardback complete with slipcase and the original copies were sold out by 1999.