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Title: Nippon-to: The Japanese Sword. (hardcover in dj).
Description: Hakusui Research Society & Japan Sword Co. Tokyo, 1948. 1948, 1st. Hardcover. First Edition. Xviii, 222 pp. 97 ills. chronology, list of sword-makers, locations and values, folding map, 4to, red decorated cloth, dustjacket. Much detail on forging, tempering, polishing, history, nomenclature, etc. VG text: tight, clean and unworn, with no serious flaws, no owner's name, just scuff to front endpaper from bookplate removal, page from magazine affixed to rear endpaper with color picture and information on tempering swords with charcoal. VG dj with light edge-wear, couple of edge-tears, some slight spotting. Small price-chip (under one-inch square) from top-edge of dj. Scarce book with much detailed information. A very attractive copy in spite of the flaws. Very Good/Very Good.

Keywords: Weapons Samurai Swords

Price: US$ 250.00 Seller: Inno Dubelaar Books
- Book number: 782685

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