B251. The Japanese Sword: The Soul of the Samurai
B251. The Japanese Sword: The Soul of the Samurai by Gregory Irvine. 2000. Hardbound with a dust jacket and plastic jacket, 8 ½ x 10”, 128 pages in English. This book presents a very thorough discussion of the history of the Japanese sword and illustrates that history with items taken from the Victoria and Albert Museum in the UK and others. Lots to learn.
The corners have been bumped just a smidgen; otherwise the book is like new. 1 pound, 10 ounces. $20.