Kiya Oshigata a Kurokawa publication edited by Homma Junji. 1977. Only 300 copies were printed and it will never be re-printed. Clothbound with bone clipped case still in the original storage box. 13 1/2 x 20", 1 very long accordian folded page with printing on both sides, comprising the two volumes that make up the book: Dragon and Tiger.

The Kiya family served under the Tokugawa Bakufu as sword polishers for some three hundred years. The original is from the Kanbun era and was in scroll form. This book preserves the form with full size oshigata of some of the most famous works up to that time. If youre interested in what the samurai saw as valued swords in their time this is a book for you. If you are collecting at the highest level and your sword(s) are in this book, well then this is a must-have for you.

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