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 slipcase is a bit toned but sound. The book is in great condition.  8 pounds, 2 ounces.  $425.