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#1 zanilu

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Posted 20 March 2017 - 06:37 PM

Dear All

 

I have seen in the past several copies of the book reported in the attached picture on sale on Yahoo Japan

I was wondering if any of you has it in its library and if it is worth to have as a reference book on tsuba also considering that it has Japanese only text.

 

Thank you in advance for sharing your knowledge about the book.

 

Regards

Luca 

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#2 Grey Doffin

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Posted 20 March 2017 - 08:17 PM

Hi Luca,

I don't currently have a copy to sell (but I will soon); here is a link to the book, Tsuba Taikan, on my website.  This will tell you more about the book.

http://www.japaneses...awaguchi-noboru

Grey



#3 Rich S

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Posted 20 March 2017 - 08:18 PM

I have this book, the Tsuba Taikan. Basically the bible for tsuba for me. Of course all in Japanese (no available translation that I know of). There are the names of the artists in English at the start of each school. I use it by comparison and a very little knowledge of Japanese. I use Rich Turner's pages for my main reference to the Kanji for various parts and schools.

 

http://www.jssus.org..._for_tsuba.html

 

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#4 zanilu

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Posted 20 March 2017 - 10:41 PM

Grey, Rich
Thank you for the information.

Regards Luca

Luca





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