The Nihon Ken – Everything About the Nihon Ken, is a book that was published by NIPPO (the Japanese Dog Preservation Society). At just over 400 pages, it includes the entire history of the Japanese breeds and NIPPO, along with a comprehensive explanation of the standard complete with pictures and graphs. It is in black and white and only in Japanese. The book also contains pictures of famous dogs from years past.
If anyone’s interested in owning a copy, feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I’ll figure out how much the shipping etc will cost.
***Checked shipping costs to the US today, and the cost of the book plus shipping will come to around 4000 yen.