Meibutsu, Japanese swords and sword fittings in American collections.
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Published by Token Taikai "79 in [Chicago, Ill.] .
Written in English



  • Japan,
  • United States


  • Swords -- Japan -- Exhibitions.,
  • Swords -- Private collections -- United States -- Exhibitions.,
  • Sword mountings -- Japan -- Exhibitions.,
  • Sword mountings -- Private collections -- United States -- Exhibitions.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsNK6784.A1 T637 1979
The Physical Object
Pagination68 p., [4] fold leaves of plates :
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4158996M
LC Control Number80139836

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