Torigoe Kazutaro: TSUBA KANSHOKI. (The Intrinsic Value of Japanese Sword-Guard). Tokyo, 1965. 162 pp. text, 351 pp. b/w plates and illustrations. 31x22 cm. Half-leather, much worn and damaged.
GBP 110.00
Some 700 tsuba from private Japanese and Western collections are reproduced and described in Japanese only. Numbered edition of 500 copies. With author's dedication, but a very used copy, having been read vividly in a humid climate, leaving such traces. Very scarce.
Subjects: Armour and Weapons
Available, as of: 20/05/2019
Was item 176 in printed List 195.
Record produced by Hanshan Tang Books,