B747. Tsuba by Guenther Heckmann


B747.  Tsuba by Guenther Heckmann.  1995.  Clothbound with dust jacket and slipcase, 12 x 12”, about 200 pages in Japanese, English, and German.  145 great tsuba in crisp color photos and described well in all 3 languages.  At the back are close-ups of signatures, a glossary, and indexes by artist, school, and motif.  Also included is a large folded chart showing all of the tsuba arranged by school and time of creation.  See my B748 for the companion book: Kodogu.

Condition is like new.  4 pounds, 11 ounces.  Was $100; now $80.