The Henry D. Rosin Collection of Japanese Sword Fittings, SYZ, 1993, HC, Near Fine

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Syz, Patrick.  London: Syz Limited, 1993.
English, first edition,  Near Fine hardcover 4to 12" x 8 1/2",  135 pp.
ISBN: 0951705415

Near Fine black cloth hardcover, blindstamped title to front panel and spine. Very Good black dust jacket with image of Tsuba to front, white titling to spine, some scuffing and edgewear, protected in paperbacked Brodart sleeve. Bumping to head and foot, otherwise clean and tightly bound. Text in English, brief essay by John Harding. Striking full-color photography of Japanese sword fittings, Tsuba. Dr. Henry Rosin was among the first post-war Western collectors to explore this sub-set of master swordmaking.