Title: Banpo Zensho, 1755. Volumes 10-12
Author: Yoshiyasu Kikumoto
Mid 18th century editions of the 10th, 11th, and 12th volumes of Kikumoto’s Banpo Zensho, also known as the Complete Book of Ten Thousand Treasures. The set itself is comprised of 13 volumes, with this being the complete set on the study of swords.
There are illustrations of various blades and sheathes throughout, many with inscriptions of their respective smith.
Three volumes in oblong 12mo, 53, 49, 40 leaves
On note of condition, these volumes are in good shape, with rubbing and wear to the bindings. There is little to no worming to the margins. There is very little staining throughout.