This is the Bonhams Art of Samurai auction catalog created for the auction in New York, October 22, 2009. This auction catalog consists of 72 pages and 113 lots.
The catalogue contains an introduction, a chronology and Samurai arms and armor dating back to the 11th century.
Among the items included are:
A 16th century nagamaki or a halberd type sword
by Kanabo Masatsugu
A Heian period Yamashiro Gojo tachi “slung sword”
18th Century iron kawari kabuto “eccentrically
Several examples of Japanese suits of armor
All items are illustrated in color and all are well described.
This softcover book is in very good condition. The catalog is clean and the interior is unmarked.
Title: Bonhams Arts of the Samurai
Place: New York, N.Y.
Date of Publication: 2009
Number of Pages: 72
Dimensions: 8.25 x 10.5 inches
Condition: Very Good