by Guenther Heckmann 1996
First Class menuki, kogai, kozuka and fuchi/kashira are shown in quality color photos and described well in Japanese, German and English. At the rear of the book are close up photos of the signatures and back sides of the menuki, a glossary, and indexes by artist, school, and motif. A wonderful and sought reference for First Class fittings. 12" x 12", 264 pages, clothbound with dust jacket and slipcase.

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