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Iimura Yoshifume
Shinshinto Taikan.
Japan. 1979. Quarto. Hardcover cloth. Very good in protective plastic wrappers. 1,255 total pages in Japanese. This is THE reference for Swordsmiths of the Shinshinto period; no other book comes close. Volume 1 contains well over 1,000 nicely done oshigata of swords of the period; volume 2 leads with 57 pages of colour & black and white photos of koshirae and kodogu, follows with crisp photos of blades, and finishes with pix of horimono and other aspects of Nihonto: a very large and useful book.
Bookseller: MEIJERING Art Books [Netherlands]
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