Shinto Bengi Oshigata,
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.
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