The Making of Japanese Kites: Tradition, Beauty and Creation by Masaaki Modegi


Published by Japan Publications Trading Co., Ltd. with photos and text by Masaaki Modegi with cooperation from Japan Kite Association. 

The first book ever to present a clear guide to making 15 traditional Japanese Kites unique in color and shape. Also introducing the history and artistry of Japanese kites. Modegi is a famed kite collector, researcher, and current director of the Tokyo Kite Museum. 

115 pages (full color photographs, texts, and diagrams)