Books

New books page! 02-18-12!

Many collector reference books in stock and many WWII era books in stock so watch for updates!

The book: Swords of Imperial Japan 1868-1945 Cyclopedia Edition is the new book by Jim Dawson. This book is 448 pages which is hardbound with over 900 Full color photographs.  This is a great reference book and should be in every Japanese military sword collectors library.  Please click on the image to see large detail pictures.  $125 US shipping via media mail included. 

An Oshigata Book of Modern Japanese Swordsmiths 1868-1945.  This is a brand new copy of John Sloughs book on modern sword from Shinshinto to showa.  It is a comprehensive listing of oshigata, information and ratings in English of Japanese sword smiths up till the end of WWII.  This is a high quality hard back edition of his book with over 200 pages of oshigata. This book is a must have for any collector.  I use mine almost every day.  A must have reference!  Please click on the image to see large detail pictures.  They retail for $125 but I am selling mine for $115.