John M. Yumoto - The Samurai Sword: A Handbook 1985

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Hardcover. Charles E. Tuttle, Rutland, VT. 1984. 191 pages. Illustrated with black and white plates. Later printing. DJ has light shelf-wear present to the DJ extremities.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 considered by most 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.


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