B395. Nihonto Juyo Bijutsuhin Zenshu by Seishosha
B395. Nihonto Juyo Bijutsuhin Zenshu by Seishosha. 1985. From a limited edition. 8 volumes, Clothbound in slipcases, 8 ½ x 12”, 2,446 pages in Japanese (The name of each artist is given also in English). Juyo Bijutsuhin is a ranking given to art and historical objects by the Government of Japan; it is the last step below Kokuho (National Treasure). These 8 volumes present, in crisp black & white photos and oshigata, all of the swords, mountings, and kodogu that have been granted this ranking.