New York: Broadway Books, 1999. Photos. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth and boards. Tall 8vo (9 1/2" x 6 1/8"), red quarter cloth with gold lettering over gray boards, archival polyester-protected photographic dust jacket (unclipped) with rear headshot of Shunryu Suzuki before a distant temple; illustrated with glossy photos of Suzuki, his family, and associates; Bibliography, Glossary, xvi + 432 pages. Weight: 1 lb. 10 oz. Very Fine / Near Fine. Item #7014
David Chadwick (born 1945) moved from Texas to California to study Zen as a student of Shunryu Suzuki in 1966. Chadwick was ordained as a Buddhist priest in 1971, shortly before Suzuki's death. He assisted in the operation of the San Francisco Zen Center for a number of years.
Cloth, pages, and photos are Very Fine. Previous gift inscription on front pastedown behind dj flap. Dust jacket is unclipped, bright and outwardly bright. Slight bleed-through of red lower color band on outside of dust jacket into the inside of the dj's lower spine area: overall a not visible interior small stain.