On the cover are the first three phrases of a waka poem by Motoori Norinaga（1730 – 1801). The whole poem reads:
Asahi ni niou
If one asks
What is the spirit of Japan?
I would answer it is
Like the wild cherry blossoms
Shimmering under the morning light
Please call 1-800-555-5555 to order a print catalog for this sale.