B683. Token Oshigata no Gihou by Inuzuka


B683.  Token Oshigata no Gihou by Inutsuka.  1969.  Clothbound with plastic jacket and slipcase, 7 ¼ x 10 ½”, 189 pages in Japanese and sections of English.  Gihou means technique; this book tells and shows you how to make oshigata, which is a very useful skill for a collector of Nihonto.  Making oshigata forces you to notice things you otherwise wouldn’t; it’s also a great learning experience.

The book is in excellent condition. 2 pounds, 4 ounces. Now $75.