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B1066. Japanese Sword Guards: Onin Heianjo Yoshiro

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B1066.  Japanese Sword Guards Onin-Heianjo-Yoshiro by Gary Murtha.  2016.  Softbound, 6 x 9", 180 pages in English.  There was a time in Japan when brass, which had to be imported from the Asian mainland, was more expensive than gold.  This book is a very thorough presentation of the 3 schools who worked in brass inlay on iron.  There are 19 pages of introduction and history and at the back of the book 3 pages of glossary and bibliography; the rest of the pages are given to illustrations and descriptions, with pictures of tsuba on nearly every one of them.  The book is in like new condition, with a former owner's name written inside the front and the author's signature.  12 ounces.  $40.

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