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47 Titles as of Feb. 22, 2006

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TITLE: Nihon Toji Taikei Vol. 13 - Karatsu
$51.00
  • Author Tarouemon Nakazato
  • Published by Heibonsha, 1989
  • 187 x 264 mm
  • Hard cover
  • 136 pages, 106 photos (color and B&W)
  • Language Japanese only
  • Part of a 28-volume series published in 1990. Volume 13 focuses on Karatsu wares, mainly from the 16th and 17th centuries. Color photos of 106 works and some in B&W after the photo essay; fold-out map of ancient kiln sites and kiln names; glossary, list of works in both English and Japanese, all else in Japanese only.

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Nihon-Toji-Taikei-Vol-16-Satsuma-TN.jpg TITLE: Nihon Toji Taikei Vol. 16 - Satsuma
$51.00
  • Published by Heibonsha, 1989
  • 187 x 264 mm
  • Hard cover
  • 144 pages, 98 photos (color and B&W)
  • Language Japanese only
  • Part of 28-volume series published in 1990. Volume 13 focuses on Satsuma. Inside we find examples of early "subdued" Tea utensils as well as the later "ornate" wares. In between there are Ryumonji, Sansai, and cobalt blue examples too; 98 color photos in all. Works date mostly from the 17th to 19th centuries. Detailed essay on Satsuma with many B&W photos, family-tree of kilns, and list of works in English.

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TITLE: Nihon Toji Taikei Vol. 17 - Chojiro-Raku Daidai (The Raku Generations)
$51.00
  • Author Fusenshi Okochi
  • Published by Heibonsha, 1990
  • 187 X 264 mm
  • Hard cover
  • 138 pages, 81 photos (color and B&W)
  • Language Japanese only
  • Part of a 28-volume series published in 1990, volume seventeen focuses on Chojiro, the founder of Raku ware, and his successive generations. Forty-five Chojiro works are shown, mostly Red and Black Raku tea bowls with profile and foot color photographs. Examples continue up to the 14th generation. A detailed text follows with many examples of tea bowls, signatures and letters, as well as a seal chart used to stamp works. A list of works is in English, all else in Japanese only.

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Nihon-Toji-Taikei-V18-Koetsu-Donyu-Tamamizu-Ohi.jpg TITLE: Nihon Toji Taikei Vol. 18 - Koetsu, Donyu, Tamamizu, Ohi

$51.00
  • Author Taka Akanuma
  • Published by Heibonsha, 1990
  • 187 X 264 mm
  • Hard cover
  • 126 pages, 63 photos (color and B&W)
  • Language Japanese only
  • Part of a 28-volume set published in 1990, Volume 18 focuses on ancient Tea bowl masters Koetsu and Donyu as well as the Raku styles of Tamamizu and Ohi. Sixty-three famous works in color photos, mainly of tea bowls by Koetsu, Kuchu, Donyu, Ichigen, and various members of the Ohi family. A detailed essay follows on Koetsu and the others along with many B&W photos of works. Detailed plate notes in back, list of plates in both English and Japanese, all else in Japanese only.

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Nihon-Toji-Taikei-Vol-19-Imari.jpg TITLE: Nihon Toji Taikei Vol. 19 - Imari
$51.00
  • Published by Heibonsha, 1990
  • 187 X 264 mm
  • Hard cover
  • 140 pages, 88 photos (color and B&W)
  • Language Japanese only
  • Part of a 28-volume set, Volume 19 focuses on world-famous Imari porcelain. Eighty-eight works all shown, all in color, with the pieces dating from 1620-30 to 1830-60. All the different kinds of Imari are shown including sometsuke (unglazed blue) and iro-e (overglaze enamels). A very detailed essay about the history of Imari, many B&W photos, fold-out lineage map, and list of works (also in English) are found in the second half of the book.

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Nihon-Toji-Taikei-Vol-20-Kakiemon-5.jpg TITLE: Nihon Toji Taikei Vol. 20 - Kakiemon
$51.00
  • Published by Heibonsha, 1990
  • 187 X 264 mm
  • Hard cover
  • 140 pages, 96 photos (color and B&W)
  • Language Japanese only
  • A fine monograph on the world famous Kakiemon porcelains. Features 96 works shown in color photographs, detailed essay with many B&W photos, list of plates (in Japanese and English).

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Nihon-Toji-Taikei-Vol-21-Nabeshima-5.jpg TITLE: Nihon Toji Taikei Vol. 21 - Nabeshima
$51.00
  • Author Motosuke Imaizumi
  • Published by Heibonsha, 1990
  • 187 X 264 mm
  • Hard cover
  • 134 pages, 97 photos (Color and B&W)
  • Language Japanese only
  • Nabeshima porcelain wares are loved the world over and this book looks at the masterpieces dating mostly from the Genroku Era (1688-1703) of the Edo Period. Shown are 97 works, mostly plates, all in color photos. A detailed essay along with many B&W photos concludes the book. A list of works is found in English.

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Nihon-Toji-Taikei-V22-Kutani.jpg TITLE: Nihon Toji Taikei Vol. 22 - Kutani
$51.00
  • Author Hiroko Nishida
  • Published by Heibonsha, 1990
  • 187 X 264 mm
  • Hard cover
  • 154 pages, 90 photos (color and B&W)
  • Language Japanese only
  • Part of a 28-volume series, Vol. 22 is devoted to Kutani porcelain. It features 90 color photos of all major Kutani styles dating from Kutani's birth to the mid-19th century. Detailed essay with many B&W photos of works, foldout page of designs on large plates, list of works in English.

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