I am pleased to offer Swords of Imperial Japan 1868-1945 Cyclopedia Edition by Jim Dawson. Even after owning this book for quite a while I am amazed at the detail with which Mr. Dawson attacks the subject in this 448 page monster. Virtually every page is profusely illustrated with over the top photography relating to the highly detailed text. This book is a must for both the beginning and advanced collector. In the photos of this listing I have included the table of contents which is the best way to describe the scope of this work. Among the 448 pages are over 900 color photographs. Copies for sale here are brand new and still in plastic wrapping. I can't recommend this book enough.