From the publisher’s website:
Twenty-four solar terms originally from Ancient China are still used in daily life Japan to signify the subtle changes of seasons. Mount Fuji, the spiritual home of the Japanese, is the motif of this story. See how its appearance changes along with the time of year! One tanka (a Japanese thirty-one syllable poem) filled with a feeling of stir accompanies twenty-four different Mount Fujis in fantastic illustrations.
It’s a gorgeous book, I hope the photos below do it justice.
If only I could read the poems… another incentive to accelerate my Japanese studies.
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