Large folio volume, bound in light russet heavy weave cloth decorated and lettered in gold, in publisher’s non price-clipped dust-jacket. 245 pages. Foreword by Kenji Adachi. Introduction by Mitsuhiko Hasebe. Translated into English by Richard L. Gage. First American edition, first edition in English. A collection of 137 modern Japanese masterpieces in ceramics, magnificently photographed in full color. Detailed captions describe each piece and a glossary of terms and useful biographical account of the artists represented make this a useful source. No previous ownership marks. Dust-jacket protected by acetate covers. A clean, tight, fresh and unmarked copy. Near fine in a near fine dust-jacket. A large, heavy book, Priority and International orders will require additional postage, calculated as close to actual cost as possible.