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By John Yumoto,T. C. Ford

The samurai sword: a logo of the spirit of previous Japan, it embodies the samurai's metal self-discipline, loyal devotion and peerless ability. With its construction, a feat of workmanship handed down via generations of artisans, the samurai sword is mostly thought of to be better even to the famed blades of Western Damascus and Toledo.

The Samurai Sword Handbook is an exact exploration of the samurai sword designed for sword creditors in addition to a person intrigued by means of those historic blades. Detailing the origins and improvement of the samurai sword, its historic heritage, kinds, well-known faculties and adjustments in development, this revised version of the vintage reference outlines equipment of opting for and discovering the sword, in addition to taking good care of it adequately. This must-have for sword fanatics is bound to be a bestseller.

Topics of this Samurai booklet include:

  • Japanese heritage and the Samurai Sword
  • Types of swords
  • Parts of the sword
  • Blade form, building, and grain
  • The making of the sword
  • Inscriptions and their readings
  • Care and maintenance
  • Appraisal and value
  • Relative aspect values

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