Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 September 2012

168 Pages | 8 full-color and 24 duotone pages, 120 b&w photos, index

7 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9781568364315

Bookseller Code (02)

The Craft of the Japanese Sword

Leon Kapp, Hiroko Kapp, and Yoshindo Yoshihara

A Publication of Kodansha USA

  • Japanese swordmaking is one of the most revered crafts in the world
  • A new generation is keeping the traditional techniques alive and producing swords as fine as those made in the past
  • Book takes reader inside the workshops of four of Japan's top swordmakers
  • First book in English on contemporary sword manufacture

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