Art Of The Japanese Sword

Author: Yoshindo Yoshihara
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 1462909965
Size: 40.64 MB
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With 256 full-color pages, this sword book illustrates in meticulous detail how modern craftsmen use traditional methods to prepare their steel, forge the sword and create the unique hardened edge.

The Craft Of The Japanese Sword

Author: Leon Kapp
Publisher: Kodansha International
ISBN: 9780870117985
Size: 80.95 MB
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From raw steel to tempered blade, this text presents a visual account of the ancient craft of swordmaking as practiced in modern Japan.

Encyclopedia Of Japanese Swords

Author: Markus Sesko
ISBN: 131256315X
Size: 13.45 MB
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The Encyclopedia of Japanese Swords is an A-Z general encyclopedia covering each and every part of the sword: the blade, the mountings, the fittings, and all their different interpretations.


Author: Gary D. Murtha
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 1620956136
Size: 79.66 MB
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So, the original “Artist Index” with its nostalgic, worn typewriter fonts, crooked lines and pasted kanji are once again offered here. I hope this book serves you well.


Author: Stephen Turnbull
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1849086583
Size: 15.84 MB
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The Samurai sword of Japan is probably the finest edged weapon ever made. This volume by leading Samurai expert Stephen Turnbull reveals the story of how and why it achieved this distinction.

Cutting Edge

Author: Victor Harris
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Size: 63.63 MB
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Cutting Edge: Japanese Swords in the British Museum offers a fascinating introduction to the design, manufacture and collecting of these Japanese weapons.

Samurai Sword

Author: John M. Yumoto
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 1462907067
Size: 49.50 MB
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Topics of this Samurai book include: Japanese History and the Samurai Sword Types of swords Parts of the sword Blade shape, construction, and grain The making of the sword Inscriptions and their readings Care and maintenance Appraisal and ...

Facts And Fundamentals Of Japanese Swords

Author: Nobuo Nakahara
Publisher: Kodansha Amer Incorporated
ISBN: 9784770031303
Size: 78.10 MB
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This is the first book to enable the reader to accurately judge the quality and pedigree of any sword. This book is the first English translation of a key reference title published in Japanese in 2005.

Modern Japanese Swords And Swordsmiths

Author: Leon Kapp
Publisher: Kodansha International
ISBN: 9784770019622
Size: 76.24 MB
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In part three of this book, the authors present informative interviews with twenty-two modern smiths, who demonstrate how the blade's aesthetic power derives from a symmetry of the sword's basic elements--steel, shape, and texture--and this ...