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4 edition of Japanese swords and fittings in the Western Australian Museum = found in the catalog.

Japanese swords and fittings in the Western Australian Museum =

George Trotter

Japanese swords and fittings in the Western Australian Museum =

Nishi Gōshū Hakubutsukan no nihontō to koshirae no shū

by George Trotter

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Published by Western Australian Museum in Perth, WA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan,
  • Australia,
  • Perth (W.A.)
    • Subjects:
    • Western Australian Museum -- Catalogs.,
    • Swords -- Japan -- Catalogs.,
    • Sword guards -- Japan -- Catalogs.,
    • Swords -- Australia -- Perth (W.A.) -- Catalogs.,
    • Sword guards -- Australia -- Perth (W.A.) -- Catalogs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 126) and index.

      Other titlesNishi Gōshū Hakubutsukan no nihontō to koshirae no shū.
      StatementGeorge Trotter.
      ContributionsWestern Australian Museum.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK6784.A1 T76 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 131 p., [4] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages131
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1948762M
      ISBN 100730926230
      LC Control Number90173568

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This illustrated catalogue describes the swords and fittings from as early as the 13th century now held in the Western Australian Museum's Major Simon Cool Collection and from Colonel G F Wieck's collection for the United Services Institute Museum.

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JSS/US Bulletins ,80,81 This was the predecessor to "Art and the Sword". This book contains a collection of 81 digitally restored black-and-white hand-drawn illustrations, dating from toof famous ancient Japanese swords and fittings.

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