The Sword and Same HCDJ Joly Hogitaro Japanese Hakuseki

Arai Hakuseki (1656-1725)
The Sword Book in Honcho Gunkiko and the Book of Same Ko Hi Sei Gi of Inaba Tsurio
Translated by Henri L. Joly and Inada Hogitaro
Charles E. Tuttle Company, New York, 1963, originally published in Tokyo, Japan
Originally this book was privately published in 1913 with only 200 copies. It was reprinted in 1963. It was translated into English by Henri L. Joly and Inada Hogitaro . This is "an indispensable companion to anyone who has come under the spell of the world's most fascinating weapon." The content contains interesting sword-lore and information unattainable elsewhere, as well as many numerous photos.
Hardcover with Dust Jacket Condition: The hardcover is in very good condition inside with tight bindings and bright clean pages. I see no writing in the book. The outside cover shows some wear with bumped corners. The Dust Cover shows signs of use with much edge wear especially along spine edges. There is a piece of clear tape at top and bottom edge of dj spine as well as along right edge on front of DJ. Please see photos.
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