Kakudayu Nobuiye Tanshu
(The collection of rubbings of Nobuiye sword guards of Nakamura Kakudayu)
by Akiyama Kyusaku 144 pages. Japanese only. Traditionally bound in original folding cloth case with ivory closures. 1926
23 x 18cm
The first authoritative compilation of Nobuiye tsuba through quality rubbings. A large selection of tsuba is represented, covering all makers and periods. This book is a must-have item for anyone pursuing studies of Nobuiye tsuba, and quite a rare book. Condition is good with clean pages throughout the book, and cracking of the inside folds of the case.