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The Samurai Sword: A Handbook
The Samurai Sword: A Handbook
by John M. Yumoto, T. C. Ford

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Product Description:

The samurai sword: a symbol of the spirit of old Japan, it embodies the samurai's steel discipline, unswerving devotion and peerless skill. With its creation, a feat of craftsmanship passed down by generations of artisans, the samurai sword is generally considered to be superior even to the famed blades of Western Damascus and Toledo. The Samurai Sword Handbook is a precise exploration of the samurai sword designed for sword collectors as well as anyone intrigued by these ancient blades. Detailing the origins and development of the samurai sword, its historical background, styles, famous schools and differences in construction, this revised edition of the classic reference outlines methods of identifying and researching the sword, as well as caring for it properly. This must-have for sword lovers is sure to be a bestseller.Topics of this Samurai book include:Japanese History and the Samurai SwordTypes of swordsParts of the swordBlade shape, construction, and grainThe making of the swordInscriptions and their readingsCare and maintenanceAppraisal and valueRelative point values



Product Details/Specifications:
Authors:
   John M. Yumoto
   T. C. Ford
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

Manufacturer: Tuttle Publishing
EAN: 9784805309575
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 4805309571
Number of items: 1
Number of pages: 192
Publication date: 2008-09-15
Release date: 2008-09-15
Language: English (Published)
Language: English (Original Language)
Language: English (Unknown)
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Brand: John Yumoto

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