Japanese Sword Books and Tsuba. Tons of great books, many of them important references, and more coming in all the time. Many tsuba and other kodogu, and swords. Welcome to my site.
January, 2019. I have just gone through everything on my site and lowered many, many prices. Swords, fittings, and books: I have been merciless. Large libraries from long time collectors are coming available and the supply of books, at the moment, exceeds demand. Prices on nearly all of my tsuba have been reduced and many swords have seen a cut. There will be bargains; I promise.
I recently took in a large collection of Nara School kodogu, consigned to the site. You will find them in Tsuba & Kodogu with item numbers that start with an R and all have been discounted 30% or more.
Don't overlook the button for Tsuba & Kodogu Over $1,000. Some really fine pieces there, including a 1st rate Kenjo tsuba that I'm quite proud of.
Sword, fittings, and armor books are the focus here. I beieve I have the largest inventory and I try hard to have the lowest prices outside of Japan.
If you scroll down to the bottom of my book list, past current in stock items, you'll find books marked, "Sold but Available." I often can get other copies of these books and often the other copy costs less than the sold copy did. See something interesting that has sold? Ask me about it and I'll tell you what I can do. Even if it's a book I've never sold; chances are good I can find it for you.
I need inventory; I'm looking for books, swords, and fittings. Take a look at your bookshelf. Is there a book you haven't opened in years? Maybe there are some tsuba you'd like to turn into cash so you can buy something special. Whatever; if you have something to sell I'm interested. perhaps there's something on my site you'd like to own and we can work a trade. I also take quality items on consignment. Talk to me.
Along those lines, I'm trying to put together a complete set of the NBTHK's English edition of "Token Bijutsu". If you have loose issues you no longer need, I want them.
This just in from a customer: "Second package came in today. Looks like it's been to hell and back but books are perfect. Your packing is really some of the best I've ever seen, I wish more people cared about that." Thank you; I try.
I've had this site for nearly 10 years now and you folks have been wonderful to deal with. I've had no problems I didn't create myself. My customers are the greatest; thank you.
I buy Japanese swords, sword fittings, and books.
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