This is a Japanese language edition. Published in Showa 8 . Loose plates, as issued, measuring 14.5 x 11.25 inches. A selection of prints depicting select pieces of porcelain. With 90 color plates. 100 are called for; the last 10 plates in the series are missing. All plates exceptionally clean; no foxing or spotting observed. Also with loose title page and table of contents. Unfortunately the ribbon-bound catalog itemizing each plate is missing. The plates encased in a custom-made, heavy-duty box. The box bound in putty-colored fabric, the lid with a gilt-edged fabric label and a handsome color design printed on the fabric. Box clasps of bone or ivory? A Very Good Plus set of prints in a Very Good box. Scarce in any condition. Okuda was the author of various books on Japanese ceramics, including Masterpieces of Pottery and Porcelain in Japan, issued between 1926 and 1930.