Robinson, B.W.: ARMS AND ARMOUR OF OLD JAPAN
Book Number: 008650
His Majesty's Stationary Office London 1951 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 18 + (26), b/white halftone plate section (26 pages). Booklet clean and square. Spine firm. Art-illustrated limp wrapper lightly soiled and bumped. Minor flecks on title page, and mild foredge corner bumps, else textblock good. First published in October 1951, this illustrated booklet No. 6 displays the significant collection of old-world Japanese arms (swords, blades and dirks) and armoury (iron guards, sword-furniture, helmets, various weapons and accoutrements . . . ) held by the Victoria and Albert Museum. Contents include: Prelims., Arms & Armour of Old Japan, List of Illustrations. Booklet weight approx. 120g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.