B1015. Study of the Sword: Novice Course by the NTHK
B1015. Study of the Sword: Novice Course by the Nihon Token Hozon Kai. Undated. Translated by Gordon Robson. Pressure bound, 8 1/2 x 11″, 228 pages printed one side in English. History, features of the sword, schools and smiths, polishing, how to make oshigata, carving on the blade, and much, much more. If you know all this you will no longer be a novice. I’ve been doing books for years and this is the 1st time I’ve seen this book; it can’t be very common. Condition is excellent. 2 pounds, 10 ounces. $50.