B671. Japanese Sword Guards Masterpieces from the Sasano Collection
B671. Sukashi Tsuba by Sasano Masayuki. 1993. Clothbound with dust jacket, 8 ½ x 12”, about 400 pages in English. 297 great iron sukashi tsuba are arranged chronologically and by school, shown life size in crisp black & white photos, and commented upon. What’s more, you get a discussion of sukashi tsuba in general and a fold out chart showing progression of design over time. A great book.
The dust jacket (not the one in my 1st picture) is a bit tattered at the corners. The book is in excellent condition. 4 pounds, 8 ounces. $155.