B502. The Japanese Sword: Iron Craftsmanship and the Warrior Spirit

$40.00

B502.  The Japanese Sword: Iron Craftsmanship and the Warrior Spirit by The Tokyo National Museum.  1997.  Softbound, 8 ¾ x 11 ¾”, 378 pages in Japanese with a list of the 351 plates in English.  This was a very special exhibition at the National Museum: incredible items (many National Treasures), a beautiful book.  This title is included (as Nihon no Katana)in the Index of Japanese Sword Literature on the JSS/US website.

A former owner’s name stamp is on the front end paper and there is a shallow crease in the rear cover.  4 pounds.  Normally $60; this copy for $40.