B333. Hizento Shiko by Kataoka


B333.  Hizento Shiko by Kataoka.  1974.  Clothbound with slipcase (not pictured), 7 ¼ x 10 ¼”, 299 pages in Japanese.  Other than a couple photos at the front this book is well done oshigata of all the great smiths of the Hizen School.  A very useful reference that won’t break the bank.  A former owner has written the title in English on the slipcase,and again & his name on the front end paper.The slipcase is a bit shelf worn; condition of the book is excellent.  2 pounds, 8 ounces. Now $50.