B599. Miyairi Yukihira Ichimon Ten
B599. Miyairi Yukihira Ichimon Ten. 1993. Softbound, 7 1/4 x 10″, about 50 pages in Japanese with a complete translation into English. First known as Ahihide and later changing his name, Miyairi Yukihira was named Ningyen Kokuho (Living National Treasure) in 1963. In his lifetime Yukihira had many students who have gone on to become recognized as talented swordsmiths. This book is the story of Yukihira and his students. Included with the book is an unbound translation, with many corrections made in red ink (looks like the translator’s copy).
Condition is excellent. 9 ounces. $40.