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The Sutton Hoo Ship Burial
by Angela Care Evans

A revised edition of a survey of the discovery of an Anglo-Saxon ship burial at Sutton Hoo in Suffolk in 1939. Describes the contents of the ship, together with a ...

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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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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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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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Records of the Medieval Sword
by Ewart Oakeshott

Forty years of intensive research into the specialised subject of the straight two-edged knightly sword of the European middle ages are contained in this classic ...

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Swords of the Viking Age
by Ian Peirce, Ewart Oakeshott

This new work fills a gap in the literature in English on the swords made and used in northern Europe during the Viking age, between the mid eighth and the mid ...

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