Publisher:Arms and Armour Press, Edgware, Middlesex, 1967
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Arms and Armour Press, 1967, Softcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Thus
reprinted from an article in the Archaeological Journal, volume LXII (1905) & well illustrated by b/w. photo's., drawings, charts & lists. A condensed account of the Japanese sword blade & the methods employed in making it with an introductory section giving the history & importance of the weapon. The swordsmith's art is explained in some detail & appendices give illustrated lists showing the provinces in which the swords were made characters used in names of swordsmiths; Nengo, or year periods; all in Japanese characters with English transliterations. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 39 pages. Previous owner's signature in ink on front cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Antiques & Collectibles; Weapons; Metalwork; Swords; Japan; Military & Warfare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 2869.