B1000. Toshin Shokoku: Hashimoto Shuha


B1000.  Toshin Shokoku: Hashimoto Shuha.  Clothbound, 8 1/2 x 12″, 49 pages in Japanese.  Hashimoto Shuha, born in 1949, is a very well respected horimono (carving on the sword) artist; he has won many awards in Japanese national competition.  This is a sweet, thin book with dozens of crisp black & white photographs of his work.  At the back of the book are a few pages with drawings of the carving process.

Other than for a couple small marks on the back cover the book is in excellent condition.  1 pound, 3 ounces.  $45.