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B456. Showa Daimeito Zufu by NBTHK & Dr. Homma

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B456.  Showa Daimeito Zufu by The NBTHK and Homma Junji.  1979.  3 volumes.  Clothbound in 2 slipcases, 10 ¼ x 14 ½”, 780 total pages in Japanese & English.  2 volumes of pictures and commentary in Japanese are housed in one slipcase and the 3rd volume is 152 pages of translation into English of Dr. Homma’s commentary.

 There is a common misunderstanding of this book.  This isn’t a collection of swords made in the modern (Showa) period; this is a collection of the greatest Japanese swords ever, put together in the Showa period.  313 swords, all important and many incredibly so (National Treasure) are shown in large, clear, black & white photos.  This book is huge and beautiful.  This title is included in the Index of Japanese Sword Literature on the JSS/US website.

Condition is perfect, better than the cover shot in my pictures.  17 pounds, 7 ounces.  Was $500, now $395.

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