The Arts of the Japanese Sword, B. W. Robinson, 1978, Fine w/Near Fine DJ

Regular
$43.00
Sale
$43.00
Regular
Sold Out
Unit Price
per 

The Arts of the Japanese Sword
ISBN:
0571047238
Author:
B. W. Robinson
Publisher:
Faber and Faber
Release Date:
1978
Seller Category:
JAPANESE ART
Qty Available:
1
Condition:
Used: Excellent
Sku: 02048
Notes: A Fine book in a Near Fine dust jacket, Near Fine overall, 8vo, 10" x 6 1/2." Red cloth-covered boards in a gray paper dust jacket. Wrap-around color illustrations on front and back panels and spine of dust jacket. Gilt lettering on book spine. Black-and-white lettering on dust jacket spine. Covers have minusucule wear to extremities, else pristine and intact, binding tight, sharp tips. Dust jacket has age toning and a few minuscule bumps and slight wear to extremities, else clean and intact. Dust jacket protected in a paper-backed mylar sleeve. Pages pristine and intact. Replete with plates and illustrations in black-and-white and color. 110 pp., including illustrations, Appendices, and Index, + a few plates between text + 108 plates in back. An informative book about the Japanese sword by B. W. Robinson. Includes descriptions of the different parts of the sword, such as the blade, mounts, and fittings, and brief biographies of master swordsmiths and noted schools of sword-furniture in Japan. In the back are a series of full-page plates with captions. Text includes illustrations and a few plates in between. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.