Shinto Bengi Oshigata, compiled by W.M. Hawley

Woodblock carvings done from actual sword rubbings for exceptional accuracy. Covers smiths from 1596 to 1680. The reproductions are surprizingly accurate, with details of chisel strokes that enable checking for forgeries. Includes many lesser smiths not usually found in modern books. From a ten volume work dated 1779.

Blades are referenced by W.M. Hawley.

163 pages.
ISBN: 0-910704-63-5

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