B712. Kurokawa Institute of Ancient Cultures: Japanese Swords


B712.  Collection Catalog B1- Japanese Swords: Kurokawa Institute of Ancient Cultures  1993.  Silkbound with dust jacket and slipcase, 10 ½ x 14 ½”, 281 pages in Japanese with an introduction and list of plates in English.

111 great Japanese swords are shown in large, crisp black & white photos.  Many of the swords have been designated treasures by the Government of Japan.  Many very big names.  This is a beautiful book in excellent, as new condition.  I have also the companion volume on tsuba; search for B615.  8 pounds, 4 ounces.  Now $225.