Akamatsu Masanori. His Sword Making from the Noami Scroll and His Associates Osafune Katsumitsu and Munemitsu
Price: 250.00 USD
Japan: The Himeji Branch of the Society for the Preservation of Japanese Art Swords, 1977. Softcover. Folio. 12 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches. Approx. 164 pages in Japanese + 10pp introduction and list of plates and map in English. Original dark-blue cloth with gilt titling to spine and paper title-label. Original cardboard slip-case. MAIN TEXT IN JAPANESE. A study of the life and swords by made Akamatsu Masanori (1455 - 1496) the feudal lord of 3 provinces who studied with Osafune Munemitsu. Well illustrated with photographs of oshigata etc. A near-Fine copy in lightly marked slip-case. First Edition.
- By This Author: Kanami Koyama
- By This Publisher: The Himeji Branch of the Society for the Preservation of Japanese Art Swords