Snow Country Tales : Life In The Other Japan. A Fine copy in Fine dust jacket. A stunning copy of this book, complete with original OBI wraparound and red Snow Country Tales bookmark. No remainder marks, no price clip to dust jacket. This book contains a mixture of natural history, folklore, and slices of daily life in early 19th century Yazawa province. It contains many small stories, some of which cover only one page, on topics such as the life cycle of salmon, asbestos, the shapes of snowflakes, and snowball contests. Rare in this condition.