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Japanese Swords

A rather unique book has just arrived at The Eclectic Reader: The Connoisseur’s Book of Japanese Swords by Kokan Nagayama.   Described as “A comprehensive guide to the appreciation and appraisal of Japanese swords, complete with historical background, terms and the workmanship of the foremost schools and smiths.”  This is apparently THE reference book for Japanese … Continue reading