B536. Zusetsu Koto Shi by Kajima
B536. Zusetsu Koto-Shi by Kajima. 1984. Clothbound in 2 volumes with plastic jackets and slipcase, 8 ½ x 12”, 526 pages total in Japanese. This is also known as Koto-shi Nempo. Either way it is the history of the Japanese sword in the Koto (old sword) period. Volume 1 is hundreds of oshigata, photos, and text. Volume 2 is a chart with smiths, dates, schools, provinces, and signatures.
Condition is excellent. 6 pounds. $175.