Kodansha International Ltd., 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. Item #122051
40 pages. 14-1/2 by 10-1/2 inches. Number 5 in the series, Famous Ceramics of Japan; large format books beautifully illustrated with color photographs of hand-crafted ceramic wares. The high artistry of Kakiemon was developed in the 17th century, and was designated an Intangible Cultural Property by the Japanese Government in 1971. First edition (first printing). A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with lightly bumped and worn corners. [JSP04].