B592. Mie Ken Toko Kinko Meikan
B592. Mie Ken Toko Kinko Meikan by Tahata. 1966. Clothbound with plastic jacket and slipcase, 7 1/2 x 10 1/2″, 688 pages in Japanese. The Nihonto artists of Mie Prefecture are the subject of this book. Hundreds of oshigata of swords and grainy photos of kodogu and other metalwork: thick, thorough, and informative.
The slipcase has been taped with duct tape. There are places inside the book where a former owner has highlighted words or numbers. The book is in great structural condition. 5 pounds. Was $200; now $60.