Knutsen, Ronald and Patricia: JAPANESE SPEARS. Polearms and Their use in Old Japan. Folkestone, 2004. xxvi, 131 pp. text plus 80 pp. b/w illustrations and plates. 25x18 cm. Cloth.
A fully illustrated guide to the development of polearms from simple spears and halberds to sophisticated naginata, nagamaki and various forms of yari used by the Japanese samurai throughout the mediaeval period.Slight bump to front cover, otherwise fine.
Subjects: Armour and Weapons
Available, as of: 01/02/2019
Was item 352 in printed List 194.
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