Bibliography of Books

Recommended reading in the study of Hizento and a selection used in the writing of "Hizen Tadayoshi".

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ARMS & ARMOUR OF THE SAMURAI, by Ian Bottomley & Anthony Hopson. Published by Crescent
        Books,          New York. 1988. (E). ISBN 0-517-64467-3
ARTICLES IN GENERAL DISCUSSION, Courtesy of collectors contributions on Internet discussion Groups
        nihonto@fuligin.loni.ucla.edu & token_kenkyu_kai@lists.umbc.edu (E)
ARTS of the JAPANESE SWORD, THE, by B W Robinson. Published by Faber & Faber, London. 1961. (E).
        ISBN 0-571-04723-8
BOOK OF THE SAMURAI, THE, by S. R. Turnbull. Published by The Book Club Associates,
        London. 1984.(E)
CONNOISSEUR’S BOOK of the JAPANESE SWORD, THE, by Nakayama Kokan. Published by Kodansha
        Intl, 1998. (E). ISBN 4-7700-2071-6
CRAFT of the JAPANESE SWORD, by Leon & Hiroko Kapp, Yoshindo Yoshihara. Published by Kodansha
        Intl. Ltd. 1987. (E). ISBN 0-87011-798-X (US). ISBN 4-7700-1298-5 (Japan).
EARLY JAPAN, GREAT AGES OF MAN, by Jonathan Norton Leonard. Published by Time-Life International
        (Nederland) N.V. 1968. (E).
ESSENTIAL KANJI, by PG O'neill, Published by Weatherhill, New York, 1984. (E). ISBN 0-8048-7021-7 (US)
GO-RIN-NO-SHO, A Book of Five Rings, by Miyamoto Musashi. 1645. Translation and introduction by
        Victor Harris. Published by Allison & Busby, London. 1982 (E). ISBN 0-85031-469-0
HIZENTO, by Dr. Suiken Fukunaga. Translation by John Yumoto. (E).
HIZENTO, by Kentaro Yoshikawa, reprinted in ART & THE SWORD, Vol. 4, 1991. (J).
HIZENTO HITSUKEI, by Eguchi Shoshin. Published by Saga Newspaper Corp. (J).
HIZEN SCHOOLS, THE, by Iwata Takashi. Extracts from NBTHK English Editions of Token Bijutsu, The
        Journal of Japanese Fine Art Swords, 1989-1992. (E).
HIZENTO, STUDY OF, Transactions of the Philadelphia Area Token Kai (Nihon Token Hozon Kai), 1984. (E).
HIZENTO TAIKAN, Published by NBTHK, 1979. (J).
JAPANESE ART SIGNATURES, by J Self & N Hirose. Published by C E Tuttle & Co, 1987. (E). ISBN
        0-8348-0082-9
JAPANESE GHOSTS & DEMONS, Edited by Stephen Addiss. Published by George Brazillier Inc, New York,
        1985. (E). ISBN 0-8076-1126-3
JAPANESE PRINTS, THE ART OF, by Richard Illing. Published by Omega Books Ltd., UK. 1980. (E). ISBN
        1-85007-025-3
JAPANESE SWORDS, by Nobuo Ogasawara. Published by Hoikusha Color Books. Japan. (E).
JAPANESE SWORD, THE, by Kanzan Sato. Published by Kodansha Intl. Japan. 1983. (E).
        ISBN 0-87011-562-6 (US), ISBN 4-7700-1055-9 (Japan).
JAPANESE SWORDSMITHS, by W M Hawley, 1966-7, 1981 & 1998. (E).
JOURNAL OF JAPANESE SWORDS, No. 504. Article on Hizen Tadayoshi by Yokoyama Manabu. (J).
JOURNAL OF JAPANESE SWORDS, No. 379. Article on 7th gen Tadayoshi by Yokoyama Manabu. (J).
KANTO ZUKAN, THE KYOTO SHINTO TRADITION of UMETADA MYOJU, by Kataoka Ginsaku.
        Reprinted in Art & the Sword, Vol. 5 & 6. Published by JSS US. 1995 (E).
MEITO ZUKAN, Vol. 7, Fujishiro Matsuo, 1960. (J).
MON, THE JAPANESE FAMILY CREST, by W. M. Hawley. (E).
NIHONTO KANTEI HITSUKEI, (Handbook of Japanese Sword Kantei), by Dr. Suiken Fukunaga.
        Published by Yuzan Kaku, 1996. (J). ISBN 4-639-00510-5 C2072
NIHON TOKEN JITEN, SHINTOKEN, by Fujishiro Shoten, 1984. (J).
NIHONTO NEWSLETTERS, by Albert Yamanaka. Published by JSS US. Circa 1972. (E).
NIHONTO SWORDS of JAPAN- A visual Glossary, by Kotoken Kajihara. Privately published 1991. (J+E).
RANDOM THOUGHTS ON HIZEN SWORDS, by Kataoka Ginsaku. Art & The Sword, Vol. 4, JSS US.
        1991. (E).
SAMURAI - A MILITARY HISTORY, THE, by S. R. Turnbull. Published by Osprey, London. 1977. (E). ISBN
        0-85045-097-7
SAMURAI SWORD, THE, by John Yumoto. Published by C. E. Tuttle Inc. Vermont & Tokyo, 1958. (E). ISBN
        0-8048-0509-1
SHIBATA REI sales catalogues various (1996 onwards). (J).
SHIN NIHONTO KANTEI NYUMON (New Introduction to the Kantei of Swords), by Hiro Yuichi and Iida
        Kazuo. (J). Translation by Harry Afu Watson. 1991.(E). ISBN 4-88583-009-5 C3070
SHINTO BENGI OSHIGATA. Compilation by W. M. Hawley. 1975. (E).
SOTHEBY’S Sales catalogues various (1989 onwards). (E).
SWORD CATALOGUE & WEB SITE, Kazushige Tsuruta, Tokyo 1998. aoi-art@magical2.egg.or.jp
SWORDS OF THE SAMURAI, by Victor Harris & Nobu Ogasawara. Published by The British Museum
        Publications Ltd. 1990. (E). ISBN 0-7141-1450-2
TANTO (JAPANESE DAGGERS) by Suzuki (J). Translation by JSS US 1973. (E). Ref: 0072-07828-2223
TOKEN BIJUTSU, VOL. 26. KANTO-HIBI-SHO (Memorandums on Appraised Swords). Article by Homma
       Junji.     Published by NBTHK 1985. (E).
TOKO SORAN, (General Book on Swords), by Kawaguchi. Published by Token Shinshu Shinbunsha, 1977.
         (J). ISBN 4-88583-008-4 C3571
TOKYO NATIONAL MUSEUM – Special Exhibition Catalogue – The Japanese Sword – Iron Craftsmanship
         and the Warrior Spirit. 14 Oct –24 Nov 1997. (J+E).
TORONTO TOKEN KAI NEWSLETTER, Barry Hennick, 1993. (E).
WAY OF THE SAMURAI, THE, by Richard Story. Published by Orbis Publishing Ltd. London. 1978. (E).
        ISBN 0-85613-302-7

RECOMMENDED READING
ENGLISH
CONNOISSEUR’S BOOK of the JAPANESE SWORD, THE, by Nakayama Kokan
HIZENTO, by Dr. Suiken Fukunaga.

JAPANESE
HIZENTO TAIKAN, Published by NBTHK, 1979. (J).
HIZENTO HITSUKEI, by Eguchi Shoshin.

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