B757. Kanzan Token Koza. Volumes 1 to 5
B757. Kanzan Token Koza, many authors. 1980. Clothbound in 5 volumes of a 6 volume set, with slipcases, 9 x 12 1/2″, about 1,850 pages total in Japanese. This set was published after the death of and in tribute to Dr. Kanzan Sato. The top authorities in Japan contributed to the effort. These are the 1st 4 volumes, which examine important swords of all the major smiths and schools of Shinto & Shinshinto, and volume 5, the volume on kodogu, all with very crisp photos and well done oshigata. Volume 6 (not included here) covers koshirae. Also included with the set is a 8 1/2 x 11″, 51 page Table of Contents and Index in English, which covers the 4 sword volumes included in this lot.
One slipcase has a bumped corner but condition of all 5 books is excellent. 33 pounds. Reduced to $395.