From the author's preface:
"In this book, I introduce to you a number of origami figures that I have enjoyed making. I want to bring to life in your heart the pleasure and enjoyment making them gave me, and I hope that you will be able to pass on that happiness to your family and friends."
Book contains 100 types of origami.
Paperback: First printing: June 1977, Twentieth printing : January 2003, Published by Japan Publications, Inc., Tokyo