B541. Higo Kinko Taikan
B541. Higo Kinko Taikan by Sato, Homma, & Kashima. 1964. Hardbound with slipcase, 8 ½ x 12”, 650 pages in Japanese and each of 483 illustrated items are described in English also. Predominately black & white photos (a few in color) of wonderful examples of the work of the Higo masters in both iron and kinko: tsuba, fuchi kashira, koshirae, matchlocks, and more. This is an exceptional, comprehensive, and difficult to find reference.
The book is in near perfect condition; the cleanest copy I have seen. 8 pounds, 2 ounces. Was $495; now $450.
There is a 2nd copy of this book with minor condition issues. It will be less expensive; ask about it if you're interested.
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