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Aikido
by Moriteru Ueshiba


Status & Condition:
Available
new  

¥4,000
+ S&H
Item # MU001

Comes with DVD!


Koshinto Genpi Shuden Okuden
by 
Omiyo Shirou

Status & Condition:
Available
new  

¥15,500
+ S&H
Item # OS001

A guide to the secret workings of the Omotokyo, a school of Shinto that Morihei Ueshiba prescribed to. Detailed illustrations of hand positions and hidden teachings. 500 pages, hardback w/ fiberboard dustcover. Written in Japanese.

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Bugeisha
by Jun Osano


Status & Condition:
Available
new  

¥4,000
+ S&H
Item # JO001

"The Martial Artist."



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Gokui Soden 1
by  Nobuyuki Hiragami

Status & Condition:
Available, used

¥12,000
+ S&H
Item # NH001

This book is the first of two that specializes in the research of Koryu Bujutsu. Both of them are divided up into four parts, the first is and introduction to Gokui Soden. The second is the local ryuha of the Joshu area, and the third essays  about Japanese martial arts. This book including interviews, techniques and in-depth text supplemented by several B&W pictures, copies of scrolls and illustrations. Originally published in 1994, these books are now out of print and due to book style that it was published in (a magazine glossy) good copies are hard to find. Softbound, dustcover, written in Japanese.



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Gokui Soden 2
by  Nobuyuki Hiragami

Status & Condition:
Available, Used
 

¥12,000
+ S&H
Item # NH002

 This book is the second of two editions. It too is divided into three parts. The first part is an introduction to the world of Koryu Bujutsu. The second contains the local ryuha of the Bushu area (Saitama). It also shows unknown Koryu Bujutsu and Sanshin Araki Ryu Hoshu and Hozoin Yari Jutsu. The third part focuses on research, with attention to Daito Ryu Aikijutsu. It explores the historical background and gives analysis of the techniques, complimented with Photos and drawings. Softbound, dustcover, Written in Japanese.


  Jissen Bujutsu Monogatari
by Katsuyoshi Anekawa

Status & Condition:
Available
new 

¥2,500
+ S&H
Item # AK001

"The Story of Combative Bujutsu". This is a book includes sections on: Reijutsu, Ninjutsu, Kenjutsu, Jujutsu, Karate, Kempo and Sambo. Includes illustrated techniques from Tenshinryu Kempo and Asayama Ichiden ryu. Hardbound. Written in Japanese.



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Nihon no Kobudo
by Tomoyuki Yokose

Status & Condition:
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new 

¥8,000
+ S&H
Item # TY001

"Japanese Kobudo". This is a book usually distributed at the Nihon Budokan demonstrations. It is now available to overseas practitioners and enthusiasts. The text details 30 Koryu Bujutsu with hundreds of excellent and rare photographs. All of the names are in kanji with supplemental furigana (small hiragana) to ease pronunciation. An essential book for any collection. Clothbound with case. Written in Japanese.


Koryu Bugeicho
by Jun Osano

Status & Condition:
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new 

¥2,500
+ S&H
Item # JO002

"Notebook of Old School Martial Arts." An overview of koryu schools. Detailed with scans, prints of makimono, vintage photographs and pictorial demonstrations of kata. Filled with vital information of the schools and descriptions of the techniques.


Koryu Bujutsu Gairon
by Jun Osano

Status & Condition:
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new 

¥2,500
+ S&H
Item # JO003

"Outline of Old School Martial Art Methods." A very good outline of Koryu Bujutsu, with section by section articles on each aspect of koryu bujutsu. Including history, origins and photographs of individual techniques. The arts showcased are: kenjutsu, bojutsu, jotusu. kamajutsu, iaijutsu, juttejutsu, jujutsu and naginatajutsu.


Zusetsu Bujutsu Jiten
by Jun Osano


Status & Condition:
Available
new  

¥4,000
+ S&H
Item # JO004

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Zusetsu Sengoku Katchushu
by Tetsuo Owada, et al.

Status & Condition:
Available
new 

¥5,000
+ S&H
Item # OW001

"Illustrated Chronicles of the Sengoku Jidai."

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Edo no Jutte Collection II
by Masanobu Ide


Status & Condition:
Available,
new 

¥7,000 + S&H
Item # MI001

"Edo's Jutte Collection II


Hibuki no Subute ga Wakaru Hon
by Kohaku Iwai


Status & Condition:
Available,
used (out of print) 

¥4,500
+ S&H
Item # KI001

"Everything to Know About Secret Weapons" published by BAB. This book gives a  great overview of  hibuki (hidden weapons) and some of their history. It contains hundreds detailed pictures of the weapons themselves, old scrolls and  several techniques.  An excellent addition  for any collection. Hardbound, dustcover, written in Japanese.


Shuriken Gihou
by Chikatoshi Someya 

Status & Condition:
Available,
new  

¥3,000
+ S&H
Item # CS001

"Shuriken Technique." This is one of the first definitive manuals on Shurikenjutsu authored by the founder of Meifu Shinkage ryu, Chikatoshi Someya.  

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Iaido Hongi 
by Shigeyoshi Yamatsuta 


Status & Condition:
Out of Print!!
 

¥4,500
+ S&H
Item # SY001

"The Real Iaido." Yamatsuta Shigeyoshi was a direct student of Hakudo Nakayama. This is perhaps the best and most informative manual on Muso Shinden ryu iai ever published. The superb pictorial layout is clear and concise, showing the combative effectiveness of the techniques. 


Iaido Jutsugi 
by  Ichitsuke Kyou


Status & Condition:
Available,
new 

¥2,500 + S&H
Item # IK001

"The Techniques of Iaido." 


  Koryu Iai no Hondo 
by Norikazu Iwata


Status & Condition:
Available,
new. 

¥6,000
+ S&H
Item # NI001

Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu. 



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Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu 
The Iai Forms and Oral Traditions of the Yamauchi Branch 
by Yamakoshi Masaki and Tsukimoto Kazutake


Status & Condition:

OUT OF PRINT

¥9,500 + S&H
Item # MJ001

A complete overview of the history and tradition of theYamauchi family Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu line. Contains details on the inner workings of the ryu with a complete, professionally translated English text by Steven Trenson. Size: 8 1/2 x 12; Hardbound.


Nihonden Kempo Gaisatsu

Nihonden Kempo Gaisatsu 
by Tsunemori Kaminoda 


Status & Condition:
Available,
new 

¥8,500
+ S&H
Item # KN006

Filled with pictures.
Chapter 1: Muso Shinden Ryu
Overview and History, featuring 
-Shodan: Omori Ryu
-Chuden: Hasegawa Eishin Ryu
-Okuden: Oku Iai
Chapter 2: Keishi Ryu Iai (Police Iai)
Overview, History, Reiho, techniques,
Chapter 3: Zen Nihon Kendo Renmei Iai: An overview
Chapter 4: Kendo
Overview, history, Kata.


Nihon Seishin 
to Battodo
by  Taizaburo Nakamura 


Status & Condition:
Available
new  

¥3,500
+ S&H
Item # TN001

"The Spirit of Japanese Swords and Battodo." A concise outline of all the kata found in Toyama ryu and Nakamura Ryu Battodo.

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Jodo Kyohan
by Tsunemori Kaminoda


Status & Condition:
OUT OF PRINT

Item # KN001

The Koryu Kata for Shinto Muso Ryu. Extremely detailed photographs and steps- some featuring Shimizu sensei. A classic book for the practitioner of Shinto Muso Ryu Jo. Hardbound, glossy dustcover and case. Written in Japanese.



Jodo Nyumon
by Tsunemori Kaminoda

Status & Condition:
Available
new 

¥4,500 + S&H
Item # KN002

The Seitei kata for Shinto Muso Ryu and the Zen Nihon Kendo Renmei. Detailed photographs showing both introductory and intermediate steps. Excellent for the practitioner of ZenKenRen or Shinto Muso Ryu Jo alike. Softbound.Written in Japanese.


Isshin Ryu Kusarigama
by Tsunemori Kaminoda

Status & Condition:
Available
new  

¥6,500 + S&H
Item # KN003

A unique book featuring the Kusarigama, an auxiliary school of Shinto Muso Ryu. Detailed photographs and drawings. Softbound. Written in Japanese.


Ikkaku Ryu Jutte & 
Ittatsu Ryu Hojo

by Tsunemori Kaminoda

Status & Condition:
Available new  
¥6,500 + S&H
Item # KN004

Two more of the auxiliary schools of Shinto Muso Ryu in one book; the truncheon and rope restraints. Detailed with excellent photographs and illustrations of the knots and applications. Softbound. Written in Japanese.


  Shinto Ryu Kenjutsu & Uchida Ryu Tanjojutsu
by Tsunemori Kaminoda

Status & Condition:
Available
new  

¥6,500 + S&H
Item # KN005

A detailed book revealing Shinto Ryu Kenjutsu and Uchida Ryu Tanjo jutsu, both auxiliary schools of Shinto Muso Ryu. Detailed photographs and drawings. Softbound. Written in Japanese.


Zen Nippon Kendo Renmei Jodo
byThe All Japan Kendo Federation

Status & Condition:
OUT OF STOCK 

¥2,500
+ S&H
Item # JD001
All of the seitei-gata for ZenKenRen Jodo are explained in this book. Softback. 73 pages. Written in English.

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Judo Nagewaza no Honegumi 
Seoinage Hen

by Kazutoshi Yabune, et al.
Status & Condition:
Available,
new 
¥3,000+ S&H
Item # YA001

"The Structure of Nagewaza in Judo: Seoinage." 


Koga Toshihiko no Ippon de Katsu Judo
by Toshihiko Koga
Status & Condition:
Available,
new 
¥3,000  + S&H
Item # TK001

"Koga's Judo Techniques."  Contains DVD.



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Kosen Judo no Shinzui
by Masato Naruse
Status & Condition:
Available,
new 

¥7,000 + S&H
Item # NA001

"The Essence of Kosen Judo." This book is a 2003 reprint of  of the original classic. Including  hundreds of intricate photographs illustrating the techniques of the Kosen Judo players from yesteryear. It includes the classic chokes, pinning, arm and leg locks that most contribute to other martial arts. This is a must for any Judoka or newaza practitioner. Hardbound, dustcover, written in Japanese. 


Miru, Manabu, Oshieru, Irasuto Judo 
by Nippon Sport Science University, Dept of Martial Arts, Judo study group
Status & Condition:
Available,
new 
¥3,500 + S&H
Item # NS001

"See, Learn, Teach Illustrated Judo." 


Miru, Manabu, Oshieru, Irasuto Judo no Kata
by Shinagawa-Ku Judokai & Nihon Judo Seifuku Senmon Gakko
Status & Condition:
Available,
new
¥3,500 + S&H
Item # SN001

"See, Learn, Teach Illustrated Judo Kata."  Perhaps one of the most complete books written on Judo kata with Illustrations and diagrams outlining the mechanics for each technique. The layout is easy to follow with explanations in English. This book is an invaluable training tool for anyone serious about Kodokan Judo and an all around great book for any collection. It contains: Nage no Kata , Katame no Kata ,Kime no Kata ,Ju no Kata, Kodokan Goshin Jutsu, Itsutsu no Kata,Koshiki no Kata and Basic Judging for competition. Softbound, Japanese and English.


Newaza de Katsu Judo
by Katsuhiko Kashiwazaki
Status & Condition:
Available,
new 
¥3,500 + S&H
Item # KK001

"Newaza Techniques of Judo." 



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Saishin Judo no Kata Zen
by Sumiyuki Kotani and Tadao Otaki
Status & Condition:
Available,
new 
$3,500 + S&H
Item # SJ001

All Modern Judo Kata." Written by 10th dan Sumiyuki Kotani and 8th dan Tadao Ohtaki. This book gives complete and detailed photographs of all the kata of Kodokan Judo, with interesting insights and a complete dissection of each technique. This book is absolutely paramount for anyone seriously studying Kodokan Judo and is highly recommended for anyone who has an interest in the martial arts. Softbound, written in Japanese. 


Vital Judo: Nagewaza
by Isao Okano


Status & Condition:
Available
new  

¥4,500
+ S&H
Item # IO001

"Vital Judo: Throwing."


Vital Judo: Newaza
by Isao Okano


Status & Condition:
Available
new  

¥4,500
+ S&H
Item # IO002

"Vital Judo: Grappling."

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Hoki Ryu Jujutsu Hiden Emaki
 Yoshikawa and Toyotomi Family Shinan

by Dr. Atsumi Nakashima 

Status & Condition:
Available
used

¥20,000
+ S&H
Item # AN001

This book is an illustrated guide to the techniques of Katayama Hoki ryu koshimawari or "jujutsu". The first parts contains the original, brilliant, full color emaki (picture makimono) with the Japanese manuscript. The second part is composed of the techniques reconstructed from the emaki by Dr. Atsumi. Hardbound, outer box and case, written in Japanese.


Jujutsu-Ken-Bo Jujutsu Ken-Bo Zukai Hiketsu
by Matsunosuke Inoguchi

Status & Condition:
Available, New
 

¥4,500
+ S&H
Item # JH001

"The Secrets of Jujutsu and Bojutsu." This book is a reprint of an original written during Meiji 20 (1887) done with block prints. It shows detailed illustrations and explanations of jujutsu and bojutsu along with swimming, resuscitation, anatomical charts, divining practices (such as kuji-in) and others.  Softbound, written in Japanese.


Koryu Jujutsu 
Sento Riron 

by Nobuyuki Hiragami 

Status & Condition:
Available, New
 

¥3,000
+ S&H
Item # NH003

"The Secrets of Koryu Jujutsu." This book serves as an overview of Japanese Koryu "Jujutsu" augmented with photos of scrolls and illustrations. It contains several well known Koryu and provides a glimpse of some of their basic techniques through photographs. Softbound, dustcover, written in Japanese.




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Ohi Jujutsu Kyoju-sho
by Noguchi Ichiitoki 

Status & Condition:
Available new

¥16,000
+ S&H
Item # NO001

This book is a compilation of earlier books published in the 20th century by Noguchi: Ryu no maki, Tora no Maki, and Tokuka Tora no Maki Gappon. The techniques in the books were based on Shinto Rokugu Ryu Jujutsu, a school that was an early rival to Kodokan Judo. After the sudden, early death of the head teacher, the majority of the students left and inducted themselves into the Kodokan. The text and layout is specifically designed for "self study" and "do it yourself" training, which was done intentionally to gather membership to the school across Japan. Almost every aspect of the school Shinto Rokugo Ryu is illustrated in this book. Over 500 photographs with 950 pages, hardbound with dustcover case, written in Japanese.


Sekiryukan no Chosen
 
by Masuro Negami 

Status & Condition:
Available
new

¥3,500
+ S&H
Item # MN001

"The Challenge of the Sekiryukan." This is an overview of the history of the Sekiryukan aas it relates to Kyushu and Sosuishiryu Kumi Uchi Koshi no Mawari. It was published on the 150th anniversary of the Sekiryukan, one of the most prominant Judo Dojo in Kyushu and seminal in the developement of the Kodokan overall.


Takenouchi Santo Ryu Tankyu
 
by Toshihiro (Masamichi) Kono

Status & Condition:
OUT OF STOCK

¥12,000
+ S&H
Item # TK001

"The Search for Takenouchi Santo Ryu."



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Tenjin Shinyo Ryu Jujutsu
by   Chiharu Yoshida

Status & Condition:
Available, New
 

¥4,500 + S&H
Item # TS001

A reprint of the book "Tenjin Shinyo Ryu Jujutsu Gokui Kyoju Zukai " published during the Meiji era by Chiharu Yoshida, student of Iso Mataemon the 5th Generation teacher. This important book details all 124 kata of  perhaps the most famous jujutsu school in the world  with exquisite, antique illustrations. A must for any Judo or Jujutsu practitioner and a classic addition to any collection. Softbound. Written in Japanese.


Zusetsu Jujutsu
by Jun Osano


Status & Condition:
Available
new  

¥3,500
+ S&H
Item # JO005

"Illustrated Jujutsu." Has some English text with illustrations.


Zusetsu Kansetsuwaza
by  Narumi Takahira


Status & Condition:
Available
new  

¥3,500
+ S&H
Item # NT001

"Illustrated Joint Locking Techniques." 

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Katchu Volume 1
by Shuji Izawa 

Status & Condition:
Available
new  

¥4,500
+ S&H
Item # SI001

Armor, Volume I.


Katchu Volume 2
by  Shuji Izawa


Status & Condition:
Available
new  

¥4,500
+ S&H
Item # SI002

Armor, Volume II


Suguwakaru Nihon no Katchu - Bugu
by Bujou Munakata


Status & Condition:
Available
new  

¥3,500
+ S&H
Item # BM001

"Everything to Know About the Armor and Weapons of Japan."

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Miru, Manabu, Oshieru, Irasuto Kendo 
by Shizawa, Kunio and Hakamada Daizo, and Nippon Sport Science University, Dept of Martial Arts, Kendo study group
Status & Condition:
Available,
new 
¥4,000 + S&H
Item # HD001

"See, Learn, Teach Illustrated Kendo." 

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Nihon Kenjutsu
by The Rekishi Gunsho Henshubu


Status & Condition:
Available,
new 

¥4,500
+ S&H
Item # JK001

Japanese Kenjutsu." This book gives a  brief overview of the Kenjutsu of several different Koryu and some of their history. It contains detailed pictures of some of the individual kata, preformed by the instructors. This is a Japanese magazine-style book and is easy to understand for those who do not speak the language. This is a very nice book for any collection. Softbound, dustcover, glossy finish, written in Japanese.


Nihon Kenjutsu 2
by The Rekishi Gunsho Henshubu


Status & Condition:
Available,
new 

¥4,500 + S&H

Item # JK002

The sequel to the original "Nihon No Kenjutsu," with the same format, only detailing different schools. This is a must for anyone owning Nihon Kenjutsu, but just as good as a stand alone book. Easy to understand, many detailed photographs and illustrations. Softbound, dustcover, glossy finish. Written in Japanese.


Nihon Kenjutsu DVD Selection
by The Rekishi Gunsho Henshubu


Status & Condition:
Out of print/Used

¥10,000
+ S&H
Item # JK003

An installment of the original "Nihon No Kenjutsu," series with the same format, detailing selected schools in the first two with a DVD. This is a must for anyone owning the Nihon Kenjutsu series, but it's also great book in of itself.  Easy to understand, many detailed photographs and illustrations. Comes with DVD. Softbound, dustcover, glossy finish. Written in Japanese.


Nihon Kengo 100 Ninden
by The Rekishi Gunsho Henshubu


Status & Condition:
Out of print
 

¥2,500 + S&H

Item # JK004

A digest version of the first two "Nihon No Kenjutsu" book series. This is good review of the schools listed in the first two, with some additional pictures and information. Great stand alone book for someone not wanting both editions seperately. Easy to understand, many detailed photographs and illustrations. Softbound, ("B-4" paper size)  glossy finish. Written in Japanese.


Yagyu Shinkage Ryu Wo Manabu 
By Tatsuo Akabane

 Status & Condition:
Available,
new 

¥5,000
+ S&H
Item # OK001

Written by a member of the Owarikan ryu, Shunpukan Dojo in Nagoya. It has several pictures and illustrations, giving a concise and detailed introduction to Yagyu Shinkage Ryu as practiced by the Owarikan Ryu. Highly detailed, it presents information not put into print before- or available to the public. Excellent for anyone learning Kenjutsu or the avid collector looking to stock their shelves. An instant classic, must-have book.

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Shorinji Kempo Goho
by the Shorinji Kempo Renmei

Status & Condition:
OUT OF STOCK

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¥8,500 + S&H
Item # SK001

An extremely detailed book on the Goho of Shorinji Kempo. Shows both birds eye view and side views of all techniques. Written in Japanese, fully detailed photographs.


Shorinji Kempo Juho I
by the Shorinji Kempo Renmei

Status & Condition:
Available Used
 
¥8,500 + S&H
Item # SK002

Part one of a two part series on the Juho Section of Shorinji Kempo. Shows both birds eye view and side views of all techniques. Written in Japanese, fully detailed photographs.


Shorinji Kempo Juho II
by the Shorinji Kempo Renmei

Status & Condition:
Available Used
 
¥8,500 + S&H
Item # SK003

Part two of a two part series on the Juho Section of Shorinji Kempo. Shows both birds eye view and side views of all techniques. Written in Japanese, fully detailed photographs.


Reiniku Shuyo 
Jintsu Jizai
by  Shohei Yoshida


Status & Condition:
Available new  
¥3,500
+ S&H
Item # ST001

This reprint of the book entitled The Shorinji Textbook dates from Taisho 9, a translation of a Chinese text "Ikinkei". Pictures and passages show the conditioning techniques of the monks before the name "Shorinji" was known in Japan. Translator Shohei Yoshida, brother of writer Rohan Koda, found it while traveling in China. Returning home he told his brother Rohan of the book, who requested it. Months later Shohei returned to China bringing back the Ikinkei, fully translated for Rohan. Vital to any collection. Softbound. Written in Japanese.


Chugoku,Ryuku Bugeishi
by Tadahiko Otsuka


Status & Condition:
Available,
new  

¥5,000
+ S&H
Item # TO001

"The Chinese & Ryukyu Bugeishi". This books details the origins of Okinawan karate in comparison with the techniques found in Chinese martial arts. It illustrates the techniques found in Chinese texts and compares them with Ryukyu martial arts. In addition it navigates the original style of Taichi and goes into the foundation of Goju ryu karate. The book also draws parallels between the roots of Ryukyu Bujutsu and the effect of outside influences. Softbound, dustcover, written in Japanese.


  Zusetsu Bukijutsu
by Jun Osano

Status & Condition:
Available
new  
¥3,500 + S&H
Item # JO006

"Illustrated Weapon Techniques."


Kukishinden Zensho
by Kiyohiko Ago
Status & Condition:
 1 IN STOCK, USED

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RARE*

¥45,000
+ S&H
Item # KA001

This is THE premier book and resource on the subject of Kukishin Ryu in print. It covers almost every issue relating to it: the founding of the style, bujutsu, spirituality, teachers, detailed historical information and historic sites.. Printed originally in 1983, this book is now out of print and highly sought after. Hardbound, case, written in Japanese.


Torinawa Jutsu
by 
Hiro Mizukoshi 

Status & Condition:
Available
new  

¥2,500
+ S&H
Item # HM001

"Methods of the Catching-Rope."


Iga Ryu Ninjutsu Kakushi no Maki
by 
Kawakami Hinokazu

Status & Condition:
OUT OF STOCK

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¥7,500
+ S&H
Item # KH001

Actual copies of old scrolls. An overview of the tools and weapons used by assassins and spies from the Iga region. 83 pages, fully illustrated, softback, written in Japanese.