Two Volumes Illustrating the craft of Forging Japanese Swords with Illustrations of Technique and Swords and Weapons and Their Accessories. Japan - Swords - Sword Making - Weapons - Craft.
Two Volumes Illustrating the craft of Forging Japanese Swords with Illustrations of Technique and Swords and Weapons and Their Accessories
Two Volumes Illustrating the craft of Forging Japanese Swords with Illustrations of Technique and Swords and Weapons and Their Accessories
Two Volumes Illustrating the craft of Forging Japanese Swords with Illustrations of Technique and Swords and Weapons and Their Accessories
Two Volumes Illustrating the craft of Forging Japanese Swords with Illustrations of Technique and Swords and Weapons and Their Accessories
Two Volumes Illustrating the craft of Forging Japanese Swords with Illustrations of Technique and Swords and Weapons and Their Accessories
Two Volumes Illustrating the craft of Forging Japanese Swords with Illustrations of Technique and Swords and Weapons and Their Accessories
Two Volumes Illustrating the craft of Forging Japanese Swords with Illustrations of Technique and Swords and Weapons and Their Accessories
Two Volumes Illustrating the craft of Forging Japanese Swords with Illustrations of Technique and Swords and Weapons and Their Accessories
Two Volumes Illustrating the craft of Forging Japanese Swords with Illustrations of Technique and Swords and Weapons and Their Accessories
Two Volumes Illustrating the craft of Forging Japanese Swords with Illustrations of Technique and Swords and Weapons and Their Accessories
Two Volumes Illustrating the craft of Forging Japanese Swords with Illustrations of Technique and Swords and Weapons and Their Accessories

Two Volumes Illustrating the craft of Forging Japanese Swords with Illustrations of Technique and Swords and Weapons and Their Accessories

Japan. Two volumes; 255 + 266 pages; color, black and white illustrations, some folding, showing Japanese swords and sword-making techniques, blacksmithing, various sword furniture, tsuba, sheaths, decorative work, portraits of famous makers; text entirely in Japanese; part of a larger set; these are volumes numbered 6 & 7; approximately 7 1/4" x 10 1/2" size; bound in light gray cloth, gilt cover titles, with blindstamped design of swordsmith at anvil; black spine titles; purple silk page-markers; a little wear and ageing to the cloth, faint old discoloration on one, unobtrusive; contents clean and bound very well, in very good condition and a good reference to the ancient techniques & craft of sword-making in Japan. Item #23566

Price: $250.00