B792. Giving Up the Gun by Perrin
B792. Giving Up the Gun: Japan’s Reversion to the Sword, 1543-1879 by Noel Perrin. 1979. Clothbound with dust jacket, 6 1/4 x 8 1/4″, 122 pages. If European swords were as cool as Japanese swords, maybe the Europeans would have given up the gun also. Lightly bumped corners and slight fraying at the corners of the jacket. All else is fine. 14 ounces. $10.