SAMURAI SWORDS: A COLLECTOR’S GUIDE. A COMPREHENSIVE INTRODUCTION TO HISTORY, COLLECTING AND PRESERVATION
192pp., 4to, fully illus.in colour. 2017 reissue. Chapters cover the modern Japanese sword, different types of swords and their construction and testing, collecting and studying Japanese swords (and the tremendously important etiquette involved); and techniques of preserving and polishing swords.