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  Title Author/Editor Year Price (¥) Publisher Format/Pages/Colour Content Note
1 Chôjirô Raku Kichizaemon XV 1988 2,700 Raku Museum AB/136pages/colour Works of Chôjirô out of print
2 Dônyû III Raku Kichizaemon XV 1998 2,500 Raku Museum A4/126pages/colour Works of Dônyû III on sale
3 Ichinyû IV Raku Kichizaemon XV 1996 900 Raku Museum B5/24pages/colour, monochrome Works of successive genereations Works illustrated in colour on sale
4 Sônyû V Raku Kichizaemon XV 1982 900 Raku Museum B5/16pages/colour, monochrome on sale
5 Ryônyû IX Raku Kichizaemon XV 1989 900 Raku Museum B5/16pages/colour, monochrome on sale
6 Tannyû X Raku Kichizaemon XV 1995 900 Raku Museum B5/24pages/colour, monochrome on sale
7 Kônyû XII Raku Kichizaemon XV 1984 900 Raku Museum B5/24pages/colour, monochrome on sale
8 Seinyû XIII Raku Kichizaemon XV 1983 900 Raku Museum B5/16pages/colour, monochrome on sale
9 Kakunyû XIV Raku Kichizaemon XV 1993 900 Raku Museum B5/24pages/colour, monochrome on sale
10 Raku Tea Bowls: 400 Years of Tradition and Innovation Hayashiya Seizo, Akanuma Taka, Raku Kichizaemon XV 1998 - Raku Museum A4/222pages/colour, monochrome Techniques and aesthetics of Raku, 106 works of successive generations in colour illustration out of print
11 RAKU: A Dynasty of Japanese
Ceramists (English Version)
Hayashiya Seizo, Akanuma Taka, Raku Kichizaemon XV 1998 - Raku Museum Works in colour illustration
Texts in black and white
English version of No.10 out of print
12 Raku Kichizaemon Raku Kichizaemon XV 1998 4,000 Raku Museum Colour. 2 volumes Works of Kichizaemon XV on sale
13 Raku Kichizaemon XV
Autumn 1999 - Spring 2005
Raku Kichizaemon XV
Kikuchi Tomo
2005 - Musée Tomo AB deform/110pages/colour Works of Kichizaemon XV not on sale at the Raku Museum
14 Series Tôh No.93
Raku Kichizaemon
Raku Kichizaemon XV 1993 2,800 Kyoto Shoin 23 x 31cm/48pages/colour Works of Kichizaemon XV on sale
15 World of Tea Utensils
Volume IV "Raku Tea Bowls"
Akanuma Taka, Raku 2000 - Tankôsha A5/162pages/colour 50th Anniversary of Tankôsha, 4 volumes in total not on sale at the Raku Museum
16 Tenmon Raku Kichizaemon XV
Kikuchi Tomo
1990 3,000 Musée Tomo 22.5x27cm/120pages/colour,
monochrome/hard case
Works of Kichizaemon XV on sale
17 What is Raku? Raku Kichizaemon XV 2001 1,800 (+ tax) Tankôsha B5/112pages/colour, monochrome Simple explanations on Raku ware, its  history and characteristics on sale
18 Chashitsu wo tsukutta (Designing a Tea Room) Raku Kichizaemon XV 2009 2,667 (+ tax) Tankôsha B5/478pages/colour, monochrome Architectural diary/notes on designing Raku Kichizaemon
Pavilion at the Sagawa Art Museum
on sale
19 Chawan - Ima wo ikiru Jidai wo kataru meiwan Raku Kichizaemon XV (ed.) 2011 2,200 Chunichi Shinbun 22×28.5/197pages/colour with full colour illustration of various famous tea bowls together with those by Raku generations out of print
20 Chawanya, To my two sons and all of youth
(including English texts)
Raku Kichizaemon XV (ed.) 2012 3,200 (+ tax) Tankôsha A3/192pages/colour Published to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the succession to the name of RakuKichizaemon, including photographs of works and accompanying essays and poems on sale
21 Teihon Raku Rekidai Raku Kichizaemon XV and Raku Atsundo 2013 2,800
(+ tax)
Tankôsha Publishing B5 deform/328pages (colour: 240pages, monochrome: 88pages) The first and most comprehensive book on the Raku generational history featuring the work of each generation on sale
22 Raku and Hagi – Shinbee’s Raku, Kichizaemon’s Hagi Raku Kichizaemon XV and Sakakura Shinbee 2014 2,400
(+ tax)
Sekaibunka Publishing B5 deform/208pages/colour Challenge for the New: Kichizaemen for Hagi ware Shinbei for Raku ware on sale
23 Tsuki to Hana – Raku Sônyû V and Ogata Kenzan - Revisiting the Roots of Raku: Four Generations, Four Perspectives
(including English texts)
Raku Kichizaemon XV 2014 4,000 Raku Museum A4 deform/192pages/colour Limited edition of 1000 copies of the exhibition catalogue celebrating 350th Anniversary of the birth of Raku Sônyû on sale
24 RAKU: A Legacy of Japanese Tea Ceramics
(English Only)
Raku Kichizaemon XV and Raku Atsundo 2015 4,000
(+ tax)
Seigensha Art Publishing B5 deform/348pages/colour Eagerly awaited English version of Teihon Raku Rekidai on sale

These books are sold only at Raku Museum in Kyoto.

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