Samurai Sword by John M. Yumoto
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Samurai Sword
By John M. Yumoto

The Samurai Sword

A Handbook

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Format: Hardback

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Samurai Sword by John M. Yumoto

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The samurai sword: a symbol of the spirit of old Japan, it embodies the samurai's steel discipline, unswerving devotion and peerless skill. With its creation, a feat of craftsmanship passed down by generations of artisans, the samurai sword is generally considered to be superior even to the famed blades of Western Damascus and Toledo. "The Samurai Sword Handbook" is a precise exploration of the samurai sword designed for sword collectors as well as anyone intrigued by these ancient blades. Detailing the origins and development of the samurai sword, its historical background, styles, famous schools and differences in construction, this revised edition of the classic reference outlines methods of identifying and researching the sword, as well as caring for it properly. This must-have for sword lovers is sure to be a bestseller.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9784805309575
ISBN-10: 4805309571
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 23mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Tuttle Shokai Inc
Publisher: Tuttle Shokai Inc
Publish Date: 16-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: Japan

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Author Biography - John M. Yumoto

John M. Yumoto was the foremost authority on the samurai sword outside of Japan. A native of California, he spent time in Japan studying under a number of masters from different schools and learned the art of sword polishing and of identifi cation and evaluation.

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