Yumoto, John M: THE SAMURAI SWORD. A Handbook. Tokyo, 1958. 2nd printing. 191 pp. 49 b/w plates, 31 figures. 22x16 cm. Cloth.
A complete handbook of the samurai sword, covering its origins, historical background, the various types of sword, the famous schools, the problem of identification and evaluation, and the care and maintenance of the sword. Useful for the novice collector. 2nd printing 1959.
Subjects: Armour and Weapons
Available, as of: 13/02/2017
Was item 680 in printed List 187.
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