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Facts And Fundamentals Of Japanese Swords: A Collector's Guide

Author:
Nakahara, Nobuo

ISBN:
978 1 56836 583 1
Format:
Hardback
Pages:
192
List price(s):
39.95 USD
35.00 GBP

Publication date:
31 March 2017

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This is an invaluable resource. Clear explanations and frank opinions enable readers to evaluate the condition of a blade, determine whether it is healthy or problematic, and easily recognise the fundamental elements that characterise works of enduring value.

Biography: 

Nobuo Nakahara was the apprentice of a leading Japanese sword specialist, until 1978, when he went out on his own. He publishes a bi-monthly Japanese sword journal, lectures frequently, and is the author of several books in Japanese.

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