B155. Edo Shinto Meisaku Shu
B155. Edo Shinto Meisaku Shu by Kanzan Sato. 1969. Clothbound with slipcase, 8 1/2 x 12″, about 220 pages in Japanese. After a short section of text at the beginning the book is given to 1st class oshigata of 1st class swords from Edo. Edo was the original name of the village that became Tokyo. This is where Tokugawa Iyeyasu set up shop, attracting many fine swordsmiths to the city. Wonderful reference.
A former owner’s name is inside the back cover. The book is in excellent condition. 4 pounds, 10 ounces. $95.