C209. 2 Supplemental Volumes of Tagane no Hana
C209. The 2 supplemental volumes of Tagane no Hana by Toshimo Mitsumura. Clothbound tied binding with cardboard slipcases (the slipcases aren’t pictured but both are here). The books are 12 x 15 3/4″, pages aren’t numbered but it looks like about 200 pages each volume in Japanese. Tagane no Hana (Flower of the Chisel) was originally published in 1903. This is one of 2 later editions,which was published as 4 volumes originally and then 2 supplemental volumes were added. This sale is for the 2 supplemental volumes only. Great tsuba and kodogu are pictured in black & white. Each plate page is overlain with a translucent sheet and in one of these volumes, descriptions of the pieces are printed on this sheet. If you’re lucky enough to have the 4 volume set, here is your chance to complete it.
The books are in excellent condition. They are with a trusted consignor to my site and he will ship from the US. All my usual guarantees apply. 18 pounds, 12 ounces. $425.