Japanese Swordsmiths, 13,500 Names Used by About 12,000 Swordsmiths from 700 to 1900 AD. W. M. Hawley.

Japanese Swordsmiths, 13,500 Names Used by About 12,000 Swordsmiths from 700 to 1900 AD

Hollywood, CA: 1966.

Hardcover. Near fine. 492 pp, in flexible blue buckram boards with gilt lettering on spine. Clean and tightly bound, with minor shelf wear. This is the first volume or two volumes comprising "The first listing in any language of the 17,500 names used by 15,000 swordsmiths from the 8th to the 20th century. [It] gives names and how each signed in both kanji and romanization with place, time, province, and value index." This volume contains the "main list" and the second is a supplement.

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Price: $150.00

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