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Published by Robert G. Sawers in London .
Written in English



  • Japan.


  • Sword guards, Japanese,
  • Sword guards -- Collectors and collecting -- Japan

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Edition Notes

Statementby Masayuki Sasano ; photographs by Shihachi Fujimoto ; [translated from the Japanese].
ContributionsFujimoto, Shihachi, 1911- ill.
LC ClassificationsNK6784.A1 S1813 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 292 p. :
Number of Pages292
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5231113M
ISBN 100903697009
LC Control Number75301174

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