Kyoto: Kyoto Shoin, 1997.
120 pp. 152 color illustrations of 84 coats. 9 x 12 Hardback in dustjacket in Near Fine condition. Item #BOOKS010858I
Scarce. The Kuwata collection of these heavy cotton coats from the Edo to Taisho eras. Many designs were inspired by the tattoos popular with firemen prior to the ban in 1872. Text in English and Japanese.