Eckhard Kremer's SUKASHI TSUBA - English and German - 190 pgs Also: Juyo Books
|Covers all SUKASHI schools. Nice. Hardbound.
Matchlocks Flintlocks & Percussion"
- Japanese - 230 pgs
The very best book on the subject. Covers Japanese guns, mostly antique. Even Wheellocks. Also covers guns imported at the turn of the 19th Century.
Quoted experts: "Best book ever published" - "Wonderful book"
Color plates shows the most unique specimens in the world. Large Folio size. Hardbound.
|The First Book dedicated to the
art of polishing and restoration. Full texts in both
French and English. All stages of work, tools and
endeavor are described and illustrated in quality
print and excellent photographs. There are sections on
sword care, taking OSHIGATA and a fine Glossary of
Terms, with KANJI, that make this a very fine work.
Laurent Milhau trained in
Japan under Kajihara Kotoken and then worked at the
Ueno Museum under Mr Ogasawara. He studied HABAKI
and SHIRA-SAYA under Mrs Ando and Hiroi. His KOKUSAI
is a non-profit organization dedicated to the
Preservation of the Japanese Sword.
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