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Facts and Fundamentals of Japanese Swords: A Collector's Guide
by Nobuo Nakahara, Paul Martin

Facts and Fundamentals of Japanese Swords is a practical, comprehensive volume that offers information, along with 300 photos and illustrations, enabling collectors ...




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—Updated Aug 7, 2014



Cutting Edge: Japanese Swords in the British Museum
by Victor Harris

The Japanese sword has long been appreciated both as a weapon and as an object of art. No culture, besides the Japanese, has developed the sword to such a level of ...

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Like the name suggests this book focuses on swords that are in the British Museum. Book starts with an introduction to Japanese sword, and I think the 30 page introduction is good, the blade shape comparison throughout ages is probably the most valuable thing in this ...
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—Updated Jun 15, 2013



The Art of Japanese Sword Polishing
by Setsuo Takaiwa, Yoshindo Yoshihara, Leon Kapp, Hiroko Kapp

To understand Japanese sword polishing is to understand the Japanese sword. Down through the years, the great sword connoisseurs in Japan have been sword polishers. ...

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This is an advanced read and probably there aren't many who are intrested the polishing of the Japanese sword. Like the title suggests the whole book is about the polishing process. Many might have read bit of information that the polishing process of the Japanese ...
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—Updated Jun 15, 2013



The Art of the Japanese Sword: The Craft of Swordmaking and its Appreciation
by Yoshindo Yoshihara, Leon Kapp, Hiroko Kapp

In The Art of the Japanese Sword, master swordsmith Yoshindo Yoshihara offers a detailed look at the entire process of Japanese sword making, including the ...

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This is an excellent book about the making of the Japanese sword. Book contains vast amount of valuable information, and those who are intrested in how things (in this case swords) are made, this is a great book. And of course those who collect Japanese swords should ...
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The Craft of the Japanese Sword
by Leon Kapp, Hiroko Kapp, Yoshindo Yoshihara

Well over a thousand years old, the tradition of swordmaking in Japan is one of the most highly regarded metal crafts in the world. When all sword manufacture was ...

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This is an excellent book about the making of the Japanese sword. Book contains vast amount of valuable information, and those who are intrested in how things (in this case swords) are made, this is a great book. And of course those who collect Japanese swords should ...
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The Connoisseurs Book of Japanese Swords
by Kokan Nagayama

Recently Japanese swords have gained enormous popularity as art objects with collectors and enthusiasts around the world, but until now much of the most detailed ...

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One of the best English language references around. You cannot beat the amount of information this book gives for the low price. This is not a beginners book but even those who are just starting to read about Japanese swords will find lots of great reading in this ...
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—Updated Jun 15, 2013



The Japanese Sword (Japanese Arts Library)
by Kanzan Sato

The Japanese sword combines unbreakability, rigidity, and lethal cutting power, and it is in the resolution of these conflicting practical requirements that it ...

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This book is an excellent general book on nihonto. However for me personally this has always been kinda in between book. This has much information that helps the beginning collector but I still think this book will give more information when you have first read other ...
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—Updated Jun 15, 2013



Swords and Hilt Weapons
by Coe

A guide to nearly 4000 years of sword making from the Bronze Age to World War II. On the basis of technical excellence and cultural significance, emphasis is given ...

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—Updated Jun 7, 2013



Iaido Sword: Kamimoto-Ha Techniques of Muso Shinden Ryu
by Richard Babin

Iaido is the classical Japanese discipline of drawing and cutting with the long sword in defense of an unanticipated attack, throwing off the blood and returning ...




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—Updated Jun 7, 2013



Japanese Sword - Illustrated Encyclopedia - Definitive Edition (Series Gunzou history)
by Kazuhiko Inada




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—Updated Jun 7, 2013



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