B541. Higo Kinko Taikan


B541.   Higo Kinko Taikan by Sato, Homma, & Kashima.  1964.  Hardbound with plastic jacket, slipcase, and cardboard storage box, 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.  Also included is an 8 1/2 x 11″ spiral bound, about 50 pages, Index and List of Plates in English.

The book is in excellent condition.  8 pounds, 2 ounces.  $475.