Art of Japanese Sword book by Robinson tsuba samurai
This book is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-10-29)
Price : US $32.00
The Arts of the Japanese Sword by B.W. Robinson. Faber and Faber, London, 1978 printing. Hardcover with 110 pages of text, 107 illustrations, a few in full color. With dustjacket and clear dustjacket protector. 10'x6.5'. In very good condition. First published in 1961. This is the second reprinted edition of 1978. B.W. Robinson was the Keeper of the Department of Metalwork, Victoria and Albert Museum. Excellent book with history of the blades and fittings and even a section on care and cleaning. Aside from being a more advanced text than John Yumoto's book, this book is essential if you have an opportunity to see the displays at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Paypal only. California residents must include 8.25 percent sales tax on the bid price. No out of country sales.
This book is sold (sold on 2008-10-29)
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