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New Encyclopedia of Japanese Sword Terms

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For those who might be interested, a new  book from Markus Sesko is now available through in hardcover, softcover and ebook versions.

Summary:  “This completely new encyclopedic reference for the Japanese sword contains about 2,500 entries, many of them illustrated by photos and drawings. The Encyclopedia of Japanese Swords is an A-Z general encyclopedia covering each and every part of the sword: the blade, the mountings, the fittings, and all their different interpretations. Further, this encyclopedia also explains the literal or etymological meaning of each Japanese term and provides an even deeper insight into the subject.”

Announcement on Markus’ blog:





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