Kanzan Shinto Oshigata Dictionary by Sato Kanzan. 2005. Softbound, 9 x 11 ¾”, about 520 pages in Japanese with an extensive list of plates and index in English.
Covers swords from the Shinto period.
729 well done oshigata of great blades: all of the important smiths and, what sets this book apart, many lesser known smiths are included.
Important reference books like this are printed in limited numbers and seldom come up for sale.
$150 USD plus shipping
Weighs 4 1/2 pounds