B1070. Nihonto Gokaden no Ryo, Yamashiro, by Tanobe
B1070. Nihonto Gokaden no Ryo: Yamashiro by Tanobe Michihiro. 2015. Softbound, 7 1/4 x 10″, 197 pages in Japanese. Crisp photos and well done oshigata of the best swords from Yamashiro Den, with numerous signature examples of the important smiths. Mr. Tanobe, until his retirement some years ago, was an officer of the NBTHK and The National Sword Museum in Tokyo; his scholarship is second to none.
The book is in excellent condition. 1 pound, 8 ounces. $60.