Lot 11: Five books on the cultural history of the samurai
October 24, 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Nitobe, "Bushido, The Soul of Japan", 7th ed., Rutland and Tokyo, 1973. Turnbull, "The Samurai, a Military History", reprint, London 1979. Ratti/Westbrook, "Secrets of the Samurai, a Survey of the Martial Arts of Feudal Japan", Rutland and Tokyo 1973. Also "Japanese Emblems and Designs", ed. Walter Amstutz, Zurich 1970 and a book on mon and field signs in Japanese language with embossed linen cover and bumped, slightly damaged slipcase.
Condition Report: II -