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Aizu and Aizu Shoami Tsuba By Danny Massey, Tsuguyasu Wada
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Aizu and Aizu Shoami Tsuba is an essential reference for collectors of Nihonto (Japanese swords) and tsuba (Japanese sword guards). This work provides an overview of the history of Aizu and major... More > figures of the past in Aizu province. The kantei (evaluation) of Aizu Shoami tsuba is discussed in detail with a review of previous studies done in this area. Examples of Aizu Shoami tsuba are shown in full color with close up images of workmanship and mei (signatures). A list of makers is given and it is the most complete record of Aizu Shoami Tsuba makers ever published to date. This list includes kanji and details such as period of manufacture and work style for many of the entries. Combining an overview of the cultural history of Aizu province with the specialized study of Aizu Shoami tosogu (Japanese sword furniture) makes for a highly engaging read and enhances our overall appreciation towards Aizu Shoami tsuba wonderfully.< Less
Genealogies of Japanese Tsuba and Toso Kinko Artists By Markus Sesko
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The aim of this publication is to make the genealogies of the Japanese tsuba and tôsô-kinkô schools easily accessible to the reader, namely in that they are complete and have been... More > revised for the first time, in a single book. The book contains 120 genealogies of all the major schools, divided up into two sections: the tankô who worked in iron, and the tôsô-kinkô who processed soft metal. For a better use of the genealogies, an extensive index is added at the end of the book.< Less
Les enseignements de Tsuba By Christophe Desmaisons
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"Les enseignements de Tsuba" est un ouvrage qui expose les règles principales de la saga de livres-jeux "samuraï".Un précis complet qui vous permettra... More > d'évoluer sans difficulté au sein des îles d'Ojikinawa et de combattre les armées du seigneur Obscur. Vous devez posséder ce fascicule pour pouvoir jouer à toute la saga Samuraï.< Less
The Namban Group of Japanese Sword Guards By Dr John Lissenden
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Prior to their redefinition by Ogawa in 1987, the Namban group of tsuba had received scant attention from scholars. In part, this had been due to the lack of a clearly defined categorisation, making... More > systematic attribution of the group difficult and thus preventing coherent study of the corpus as a whole. Dr John Lissenden uses this redefinition as the starting point in his accessible, creative and thoroughly researched study of Namban tsuba. Collectors will value this study because it presents an innovative categorisation of this previously neglected group of sword guards, and serves to clarify the diversity and relationships of the Namban style. Including, as it does, expositions on both gilding and casting as related to this group of tsuba, the author’s reappraisal also uses the data on sword furniture as a new source of insight and information on historical developments in East Asia during the 16th to 18th centuries. This volume contains 17 colour plates.< Less
The Namban Group of Japanese Sword Guards: A Reappraisal By Dr John Lissenden
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Prior to their redefinition by Ogawa in 1987, the Namban group of tsuba had received scant attention from scholars. In part, this had been due to the lack of a clearly defined categorisation, making... More > systematic attribution of the group difficult and thus preventing coherent study of the corpus as a whole. Dr John Lissenden uses this redefinition as the starting point in his accessible, creative and thoroughly researched study of Namban tsuba. Collectors will value this study because it presents an innovative categorisation of this previously neglected group of sword guards, and serves to clarify the diversity and relationships of the Namban style. Including, as it does, expositions on both gilding and casting as related to this group of tsuba, the author’s reappraisal also uses the data on sword furniture as a new source of insight and information on historical developments in East Asia during the 16th to 18th centuries. This volume contains 17 colour plates.< Less
E Akasaka Tanko Roku By Yokichi Ogura
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Reprint and translation of Ogura So'emon Yokichi's 1921 publication Akasaka Tanko Roku with all 48 illustrations.
Akasaka Tanko Roku By Yokichi Ogura
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Reprint and translation of Ogura So'emon Yokichi's 1921 publication Akasaka Tanko Roku with all 48 illustrations.
Tosogu no Kigen By Masayuki Sasano
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Text only edition for those who have the original Japanese edition of Sasano Masayuki's ground breaking book on the development of tsuba, kozuka and kogai in which he challenges the prevailing post... More > war theory and suggests a much earlier date for the development of these sword fittings. Order tosogu no Kigen Picture Collection (8457249) to create the complete original book< Less
Tosogu no Kigen picture collection By Masayuki Sasano
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The illustrations from Sasano's Tosogu no Kigen. Buy this with the text edition (8441347) if you do not own the original Japanese version of the book. This way you will have the complete book.
Japanese Sword Society of the United States 2014 Journals By JSS US
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A collection of articles on the study of Japanese Swords (Nihonto)and Sword Fittings(Tosogu) published in volume 46 of the Japanese Sword Society of the United States Newsletters.