B1050. Shinshu no Meito
B1050. Shinshu no Meito. 2004. Softbound, 8 1/4 x 11 3/4, 39 pages in Japanese. Great swords from Shinano Province is the subject. Early blades (a tanto by Yoshimitsu and a Sanjo tachi) begin the book, 5 swords by Kiyomaro come next followed by other later smiths, and a few very early pieces close it out. Other than a gently bumped corner condition is excellent. 6 ounces. $25.