B671. Japanese Sword Guards Masterpieces from the Sasano Collection


B671.   Sukashi Tsuba by Sasano Masayuki.  1993.  Clothbound with dust jacket, 8 ½ x 12”, about 400 pages in English.  297 great iron sukashi tsuba are arranged chronologically and by school, shown life size in crisp black & white photos, and commented upon.  What’s more, you get a discussion of sukashi tsuba in general and a fold out chart showing progression of design over time.  A great book.

The dust jacket (not the one in my 1st picture) is a bit tattered at the corners. The book is in excellent condition.  4 pounds, 8 ounces. $155.