Tokyo: Keibunsha, 2001.
Paperback. 8 1/4" X 5 7/8". 159pp; 165pp. Text in Japanese kanji only. Moderate wear to dust jackets covering plain wraps, with peeling of protective film at bottom corner of front panel to Volume I and crease to top corner of Volume II. Bindings are firm and sound. Pages are clean and bright. A very nice set of these two volumes in Bonten II's introductory course in becoming a tattoo artist in the Japanese tradition, illustrated with many examples of motifs traditionally used in irezumi, including dragons, Buddhist deities, carp, flowers, clouds, and more. Text in Japanese. Very good + / good. Item #4577