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Published: 01 September 2010

192 Pages | 160 b&w photos, 140 illustrations

7 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9784770031303

Bookseller Code (02)


Facts and Fundamentals of Japanese Swords

A Collector's Guide

Nobuo Nakahara
Translated and adapted by Paul Martin

A Publication of Kodansha USA

  • Practical and comprehensive information
  • 300 photos and illustrations
  • Enables collectors to evaluate authenticity and quality of swords
  • Provides specific, useful lessons and easily-understood examples
  • Translator/adapter was a member of the Department of Japanese Antiquities of The British Museum

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