B948. Shin Nihonto no Kantei Nyumon with Watson Translation
B948. Shin Nihonto no Kantei Nyumon by Yuichi & Kazuo. 2013. Softbound with dust jacket, 5 ¼ x 7 1/4”, 386 pages in Japanese. A great little book of Kantei, the ability to judge when and by whom a sword was made without looking at the signature. Lots of oshigata (nearly every page) and many sections of puzzle and answer format.
And the translation by Harry Watson: 1991, hardbound, 8 1/2 x 11″, about 200 pages in English. Inscribed by Harry to a former owner.
Condition of both books is excellent. 2 pounds, 13 ounces. $195.