B556. Early Japanese Sword Guards: Sukashi Tsuba by Sasano
B556. Early Japanese Sword Guards: Sukashi Tsuba by Sasano Masayuki. 1972. Clothbound, the dust jacket is missing, 7 ¼ x 10 ¼”, 284 pages in English. 216 fine iron sukashi tsuba are shown in life size black & white photos, and at the front of each school grouping 8 of the tsuba are shown in color. All tsuba are described and discussed. You also get thorough introductions, tsuba terminology, and a care manual.
Condition is excellent. 2 pounds, 10 ounces. Normally $95; because there is no jacket this one is $75.