Compton Collection: JAPANESE SWORD AND SWORD FITTINGS. From the Collection of Dr. Walter A. Compton (Part I). New York, 1992. 441 pp. 399 lots, all illustrated, much in colour. Glossary. 30x21 cm. Paper.
Monumental sale catalogue from Christie's of perhaps the best collection of Japanese swords to have come under the hammer in this century. All blades illustrated in full and in detail. Also includes tsuba, menuki, etc.
Subjects: Armour and Weapons
Available, as of: 20/05/2019
Was item 70 in printed List 195.
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