These fittings books are in the collection of the Thomas J. Watson library at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. I compiled this list from multiple telnet searches of their Watsonline online card catalog.

AUTHOR Collections Baur.

TITLE The Baur collection, Geneva : Japanese sword-fittings and

associated metalwork / by B. W. Robinson.

DATE Geneve : Collections Baur, c1980.

DESCRIPT 444 p. : ill. (some col.) geneal. tabs., maps ; 29 cm.

NOTE "Glossary": p. 367-369.

"Dictionary of artist-craftsmen represented in the collection

[with Japanese characters]": p. 371-411.

"Signatures": p. 421-444.

Includes indexes of family names and art names.

Preface also in French.

SUBJECT Arms and armor -- Sword fittings, Japanese -- Collection,

Private.

Arms and armor -- Swords, Japanese -- Collection, Private.

Artists' marks -- Japan.

ADD.AUTHOR Robinson, B. W. (Basil William)

RLIN # 25379577-B.

ISBN 2880310032.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Watson Stacks 108.3G28 C687


AUTHOR Behrens, Walter Lionel, d. 1913.

TITLE W. L. Behrens collection ... Catalogue by Henri L. Joly.

DATE London, Glendining & co., ltd., 1913-1914.

DESCRIPT 4 v. plates. 31 cm.

NOTE Each volume in three parts, paged consecutively but each with

special cover-title.

"Prices obtained at auction sales of Dec. 1st to Dec. 8th,

1913" ([8] p.) bound at end of v.4.

CONTENTS v. 1. Netsuke.--v. 2. Lacquer and inro.--v. 3. Sword-fittings.

pt. 2. Tsuba. pt. 3. Metal, Tsuba and swords.--v. 4., pt 1.

Buddhistic section and Chinese antiques. pt. 2. Chinese and

Japanese miscellanea. pt. 3. Varia.

SUBJECT Art objects, Japanese.

Art objects, Chinese.

Art objects -- Private collections.

ADD.AUTHOR Joly, Henri L.

RLIN # 90-B10683.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Watson Stacks 106.2 B39


AUTHOR Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery.

TITLE Catalogue of tsuba (Japanese sword-guards) in the permanent

collection of the City of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery /

With an introd. by Richard Hancock.

DATE [Birmingham : The Museum ?, 194-?]

DESCRIPT 167 p., xxxii p. of plates : ill. ; 19 cm.

BIBLIOG. Bibliography, p. 159-160.

NOTE Includes index.

SUBJECT Sword guards -- Collectors and collecting -- Japan -- Catalogs.

Sword guards -- Collectors and collecting -- England --

Birmingham (West Midlands) -- Catalogs.

Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery -- Catalogs.

ADD.AUTHOR Hancock, Richard.

RLIN # 84-B4655.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Watson Stacks 147.1581 B53

2 > Asian Art 147.1581 B53

3 > Arms and Armor 147.1581 B53


TITLE Masterpieces from the Randolph B. Caldwell Collection : Japanese

sword fittings / [Catalogue by Patrick Syz ; photography by

Heini Schneebeli]

DATE London : Syz, 1994.

DESCRIPT 200 p. : col. ill. ; 31 x 22 cm.

NOTE "... An exhibition held at Syz Limited, London from 14th to 25th

November 1994" -- T.p. verso.

BIBLIOG. Includes bibliographical references.

SUBJECT Caldwell, Randolph B. -- Art collections -- Exhibitions.

Swords -- Japan -- Exhibitions.

Sword guards -- Private collections -- United States --

Exhibitions.

Sword guards -- Japan -- Exhibitions.

Art metal-work -- Japan -- Exhibitions.

ADD.AUTHOR Schneebeli, Heini.

Syz, Patrick.

Caldwell, Randolph B.

RLIN # 94-B4575.

ISBN 0951705423.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Watson Stacks 147.1581 M39


TITLE Japanese sword guards : some tsuba in the collection of Arthur H.

Church.

DATE [England] : Privately printed, 1914 (Reading : The Eastern Press)

DESCRIPT ix, 80 p., 40 leaves of plates : ill. ; 33 cm.

NOTE One hundred copies printed.

LOCAL NOTE Copy 1 is no. 80 and copy 2 is no. 8 of 100 copies printed.

SUBJECT Sword guards -- Private collections -- Japan -- Catalogs.

Sword guards -- Private collections -- England -- Catalogs.

Church, Arthur H. (Arthur Herbert), 1834-1915 -- Art

collections -- Catalogs.

RLIN # 84-B4742.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Watson Stacks 147.1581 J278

2 > Arms and Armor 147.1581 J278


TITLE One hundred masterpieces from the collection of Dr. Walter A.

Compton : Japanese swords, sword-fittings, and accoutrements /

edited by Sebastian Izzard ; essays by William Tilley and

Walter Compton II ; catalogue by Robert Haynes and D. Martin

Lorber.

DATE New York, NY : Christie, Manson & Woods International, 1992.

DESCRIPT 321 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 37 cm.

NOTE Catalogue captions also in Japanese.

BIBLIOG. Includes bibliographical references (p. 321)

SUBJECT Swords -- Japan -- History -- To 1868 -- Catalogs.

Sword guards -- Japan -- Catalogs.

Compton, Walter Ames -- Art collections -- Catalogs.

Swords -- Private collections -- Indiana -- Elkhart -- Catalogs.

Sword guards -- Private collections -- Indiana -- Elkhart --

Catalogs.

ADD.AUTHOR Izzard, Sebastian.

Haynes, Robert.

Lorber, D. Martin.

RLIN # 95-B3683.

ISBN 1880907003.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Watson Stacks 147.1581 On2 Q

2 > Asian Art 147.1581 On2 Q


AUTHOR Cooper-Hewitt Museum.

TITLE Tsuba, and Japanese sword fittings in the collection of the

Cooper-Hewitt Museum, the Smithsonian Institution's National

Museum of Design.

DATE [New York, NY] : The Museum, c1980.

DESCRIPT [36] p. : ill. ; 21 cm.

BIBLIOG. Bibliography: p. [33]

SUBJECT Cooper-Hewitt Museum.

Sword guards -- Japan -- Catalogs.

Sword mountings -- Japan -- Catalogs.

Cooper-Hewitt Museum -- Catalogs.

RLIN # 85-B962.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Watson Stacks 147.1581 C77

2 > Asian Art 147.1581 C77

3 > Arms and Armor 147.1581 C77


AUTHOR Danske kunstindustrimuseum.

TITLE Sword guards and fittings from Japan : the collection of the

Museum of Decorative Art, Copenhagen : bequest of Dr. Hugo

Halberstadt / editorial supervision by the Museum of Decorative

Art, Copenhagen ; critical commentary and plate descriptions by

Nobuo Ogasawara ; with a foreword by Erik Lassen and a

discussion of the collection by Jorgen Schou-Christensen.

ADD.T.P.TI Nihonto sogu shusei.

EDITION 1st ed.

DATE Tokyo ; New York, N.Y. : Kodansha : Distributed in the U.S. by

Kodansha International/USA, Ltd., through Harper & Row, 1983.

DESCRIPT 2 v. : ill. (some col.) ; 37 cm.

NOTE English and Japanese.

Issued in a case.

SUBJECT Sword guards -- Japan -- Catalogs.

Sword mountings -- Japan -- Catalogs.

Halberstadt, Hugo -- Art collections -- Catalogs.

Danske kunstindustrimuseum -- Catalogs.

ADD.AUTHOR Ogasawara, Nobuo, 1939-

Schou-Christensen, Jorgen.

RLIN # 97-B11192.

ISBN 0870116150 (Kodansha International/USA : set) :

0870116134 (Kodansha International/USA : v. 1)

0870116142 (Kodansha International/USA : v. 2)

LOCATION CALL NO. NOTE STATUS

1 > Arms and Armor 147.1581 D23 Q v.1 RESTRICTED

2 > Arms and Armor 147.1581 D23 Q v.2 RESTRICTED


AUTHOR Furukawa, Toranosuke, baron.

TITLE Sword guards and other sword ornaments in old Japan : Furukawa's

collection.

DATE Tokyo : Shimbi shoin, 1913.

DESCRIPT [3], 5, 29 p. : 76 plates.

SUBJECT Furukawa, Toranosuke, baron -- Art collections -- Catalogs.

Sword guards -- Private collections -- Japan -- Catalogs.

Swords -- Private collections -- Japan -- Catalogs.

Decoration and ornament -- Japan.

Arms and armor -- Sword guards.

Arms and armor -- Collection.

Arms and armor, Japanese.

RLIN # R211547619-B.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Watson Stacks 147.15 F98 F


AUTHOR Gillot, Charles, 1853-1903.

TITLE Quelques gardes de sabre japonaises du XIIe au XVIe siecle de la

collection Ch. Gillot.

DATE [Paris : s.n.], 1898.

DESCRIPT 1 v. : 9 plates.

NOTE No text.

SUBJECT Gillot, Charles, 1853-1903 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.

Sword guards -- Japan -- Private collections -- Catalogs.

Arms and armor -- Sword guards.

Arms and armor, Japanese.

Arms and armor -- Collection.

RLIN # R211547629-B.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Arms and Armor 147.15 G41 Q


TITLE Goto-ke jushichidai no tosogu / [henshu Sano Bijutsukan, Nezu

Bijutsukan, Tokugawa Bijutsukan]

ADD.T.P.TI Sword fittings by the Family of Goto, 1440-1879.

DATE [Japan] : Sano Bijutsukan : Nezu Bijutsukan : Tokugawa

Bijutsukan, [1994]

DESCRIPT 139, vii p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.

NOTE Catalog of an exhibition, "Bushi o kazatta mikuro no geijutsu,

Goto-ke jushichidai no tosogu," held at Sano Museum of Art,

Mishima, Nov. 18-Dec. 18, 1994; Nezu Institute of Fine Arts,

Tokyo, Jan. 10-Feb. 12, 1995; Tokugawa Art Museum, Nagoya, Jan.

4-Feb. 4, 1996.

List of plates also in English.

SUBJECT Goto family -- Exhibitions.

Sword guards -- Japan -- Exhibitions.

Sword mountings -- Japan -- Exhibitions.

Swordsmiths -- Japan -- Exhibitions.

ADD.AUTHOR Sano Bijutsukan.

Nezu Bijutsukan.

Tokugawa Bijutsukan.

ALT.TITLE Goto-ke junanadai no tosogu.

Bushi o kazatta mikuro no geijutsu.

RLIN # 97-B3943.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Watson Stacks 147.1581 G712


AUTHOR Heckmann, Gunther.

TITLE Tsuba / [text and photography Gunther Heckmann ; Japanese

translation Tetsu Tanimura]

DATE Nurtingen : H.U.B. Verlag, c1995.

DESCRIPT 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 31 cm. + 1 folded poster.

NOTE Errata slip inserted.

BIBLIOG. Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

NOTE Japanese, English and German.

SUBJECT Sword guards -- Japan -- Catalogs.

RLIN # 97-B2047.

ISBN 3931150003.

LOCATION CALL NO. NOTE STATUS

1 > Watson Stacks 147.1581 H35

2 > Arms and Armor 147.1581 H35 RESTRICTED


AUTHOR Heckmann, Gunther.

TITLE Kodogu = Kodogu /[tekisuto to shashin Gunther Heckmann ; eigo

honyaku Patricia Regan ; nihongo honyaku Tetsu Tanimura]

DATE Nurtingen : H.U.B. Verlag, [1997?]

DESCRIPT 264 p. : col. ill. ; 31 cm.

NOTE In Japanese, English and German.

BIBLIOG. Includes bibliographical references (p. 264) and indexes.

SUBJECT Sword mountings -- Japan -- Catalogs.

Swords -- Japan -- Catalogs.

RLIN # 97-B9826.

ISBN 3931150011.

LOCATION CALL NO. NOTE STATUS

1 > Watson Stacks 147.1581 H352

2 > Arms and Armor 147.1581 H352 RESTRICTED


AUTHOR Ide, Masanobu.

TITLE Edo no tanto koshirae korekushon.

DATE Tokyo, Ribun Shuppan, 1997.

ISBN/ISSN 4898060625.

1 > 1 copy ORDERED for Watson Library on 01-08-99

AUTHOR Ikeda, Suematsu.

TITLE Kanaya tsuba.

DATE Tokyo, Yuzankaku Shuppansha, Showa 55 [1980]

1 > 1 copy being PROCESSED for Arms and Armor


AUTHOR Japan House Gallery.

TITLE The magnificent three: lacquer, netsuke, and tsuba : selections

from the collection of Charles A. Greenfield / [by] Harold P.

Stern.

DATE [New York] : Japan Society, [1972]

DESCRIPT 141 p. : ill. (23 col.) ; 21 x 22 cm.

NOTE "Catalogue of the exhibition of Japan House Gallery shown in the

fall of 1972 as an activity of the Japan Society, inc."

BIBLIOG. Bibliography: p. 137-139.

SUBJECT Lacquer and lacquering -- Japan -- Exhibitions.

Netsukes -- Exhibitions.

Sword guards -- Japan -- Exhibitions.

Greenfield, Charles A. -- Art collections.

ADD.AUTHOR Japan Society (New York, N.Y.)

RLIN # 88-B6817.

ISBN 091330400X.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Watson Stacks 139.19 J28


AUTHOR Japanese Sword Society of New York.

TITLE The Japanese sword and its fittings : from the collections of the

members of the Japanese Sword Society of New York and the

Cooper Union Museum : [exhibition], the Cooper Union Museum,

New York, March 26 through May 28, 1966 / [photos. by Bernard

Johnson]

DATE [New York] : The Society, [1966]

DESCRIPT 48 p. : chiefly ill. ; 28 cm. & catalogue.

BIBLIOG. Includes bibliographical references.

SUBJECT Swords -- Japan -- Exhibitions.

Sword guards -- Japan -- Exhibitions.

ADD.AUTHOR Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration.

RLIN # 91-B14186.

DONOR Added copy for Watson: Gift of Helmut Nickel.

LOCATION CALL NO. NOTE STATUS

1 > Watson Stacks 147.15 C78

2 > Watson Stacks 147.15 C78

3 > Arms and Armor 147.15 C78 RESTRICTED


AUTHOR Joly, Henri Louis, 1876-1920.

TITLE Introduction a l'etude des montures de sabres japonais.

DATE Angers : A. Bardin, 1909.

DESCRIPT 56 p., 1 leaf : ill., 6 plates ; 28 cm.

NOTE At head of title: Societe franco-japonaise de Paris.

Reprinted from its Bulletin, Mar. 1909, no. 14.

SUBJECT Sword mountings.

Metal-work -- Japan.

Arms and armor -- Sword fittings.

ADD.AUTHOR Societe franco-japonaise de Paris.

RLIN # R211547691-B.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Central Catalog 147.15 J68


AUTHOR Joly, Henri Louis, 1876-1920.

TITLE Note sur le manuscrit (Toban shinpin zukan) de la Bibliotheque de

Nordenskiold.

DATE Paris : Bibliotheque de la Societe, 1912.

DESCRIPT 1 p.l., 13 p. : 2 plates ; 28 cm.

NOTE At head of title: Societe franco-japonaise de Paris.

Reprinted from its Bulletin, Dec. 1912, no. 28.

SUBJECT Toban shinpin zukan.

Sword guards.

Arms and armor -- Sword guards.

ADD.AUTHOR Societe franco-japonaise de Paris.

RLIN # R211547692-B.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Arms and Armor 147.15 J682


AUTHOR Joly, Henri Louis, 1876-1920.

TITLE List of names, kakihan, collected from sword-mounts / by H.L.

Joly ; supplementary to Shinkichi Hara's "Meister"..

DATE London : Privately printed, 1919.

DESCRIPT [4], 134 leaves ; 32 cm.

NOTE English and Japanese.

SUBJECT Artists -- Japan.

Sword mountings -- Japan.

Swords -- Japan.

Arms and armor -- Sword-guards.

Arms and armor, Japanese.

ADD.AUTHOR Hara, Shinkichi. Meister der japanischen Schwertzierathen.

ALT.TITLE Kakihan.

RLIN # R211547694-B.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Watson Stacks 147.15 J685


AUTHOR Joly, Henri Louis, 1876-1920.

TITLE Note sur le fer et le style Namban.

DATE Paris : Bibliotheque de la Societe, 1914.

DESCRIPT 1 p.l., 3, [1] p. : ill., 3 plates ; 28 cm.

NOTE At head of title: Societe franco-japonaise de Paris.

Reprinted from its Bulletin, Apr. 1914, no. 33.

SUBJECT Sword mountings -- Japan.

Swords -- Japan.

Arms and armor -- Sword fittings.

Arms and armor -- Swords, Japanese.

ADD.AUTHOR Societe franco-japonaise de Paris.

RLIN # R211547693-B.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Watson Stacks 147.15 J686


TITLE Japanese sword fittings : a descriptive catalogue of the

collection of G.H. Naunton, Esq. compiled and illustrated by

Henri H. Joly.

DATE London : Privately printed for G.H. Naunton, 1912 (Reading : The

Tokio Printing Co.)

DESCRIPT xxix, 317 p., lxxviii leaves of plates : ill., 1 map ; 32 cm.

BIBLIOG. Bibliography: p. xxviii.

LOCAL NOTE Library has no. 20, 59, and 296 of 300 copies printed.

SUBJECT Sword guards -- Private collections -- Japan -- Catalogs.

Naunton, G. H. (George Herbert) -- Art collections -- Catalogs.

Sword mountings -- Private collections -- Japan -- Catalogs.

ADD.AUTHOR Joly, Henri L.

RLIN # 84-B3572.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Watson Stacks 147.1581 J272

2 > Asian Art 147.1581 J272

3 > Arms and Armor 147.1581 J272


AUTHOR Kawaguchi, Noboru, 1883-1964.

TITLE Kinko soran.

EDITION [2nd ed.]

DATE Tokyo : [s.n.], 8 [1933]

DESCRIPT 2, 20, 58, 485 p. : 58 plates ; 15 cm.

TRANSLAT Biographical dictionary of metal workers.

NOTE Romanized.

In Japanese.

SUBJECT Art metal-workers -- Japan -- Biography.

Arms and armor -- Sword guards.

Arms and armor -- Sword fittings.

RLIN # R211547420-B.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Watson Stacks 147.01 K171


AUTHOR Kawaguchi, Noboru, 1893-1964.

TITLE Tsuba taikan.

DATE Tokyo : [s.n.], 10 [1935]

DESCRIPT 4, 11, 414 p. : ill., 655 plates (15 col.) ; 23 cm.

TRANSLAT A complete collection of sword-guards and their makers.

NOTE Romanized.

SUBJECT Sword guards -- Japan.

Swordsmiths -- Japan.

Metal-workers -- Japan.

Arms and armor -- Sword guards.

RLIN # R211547695-B.

LOCATION CALL NO. NOTE STATUS

1 > Watson Stacks 147.15 K174


AUTHOR Kawaguchi, Noboru, 1893-1964.

TITLE Tsuba taikan.

DATE Tokyo : Kento Shunju Shinbunsha, Showa 47 [1972]

DESCRIPT 4, 11, 414 p. : ill., 655 plates (15 col.) ; 23 cm.

TRANSLAT A complete collection of sword-guards and their makers.

NOTE Vol. 2 is supplement: Kotei tsuba taikan bessatsu / Wakayama

Homatsu. 66 p.

Romanized.

SUBJECT Sword guards -- Japan.

Swordsmiths -- Japan.

Metal-workers -- Japan.

ADD.AUTHOR Wakayama, Takeshi, 1925- Kotei tsuba taikan bessatsu.

RLIN # NYMA98-B10631.

LOCATION CALL NO. NOTE STATUS

1 > Arms and Armor 147.15 K1741 RESTRICTED

2 > Arms and Armor 147.15 K1741 sup. RESTRICTED


AUTHOR Kokubo, Kenichi, 1918-

TITLE Zabo tsuba sen / Kokubo Kenichi, Otsubo Kenzo.

DATE Tokyo : Token Shunju Shinbunsha, Showa 49 [1974]

DESCRIPT 555 p. : ill., geneal. tables ; 30 cm.

TRANSLAT Enjoying sword guards.

NOTE Errata slip inserted.

SUBJECT Sword guards -- Japan.

ADD.AUTHOR Otsubo, Kenzo, 1900-1924.

RLIN # 88-B922.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Arms and Armor 147.1581 K82


AUTHOR Kokyo, Shimizu.

TITLE Yari, naginata, katana oyobi tsuba no shin kenkyu = [New studies

of spears, halberds, swords and sword-guards]

DATE Tokyo : Taiyo-do, 1931.

DESCRIPT [20], 702, [28] p. : 222 ill., 5 plates (2 fold.) ; 23 cm.

NOTE In Japanese.

SUBJECT Spears.

Sword guards.

Swords.

Arms and armor -- Halberds.

Arms and armor -- Spears.

Arms and armor -- Sword guards.

Arms and armor -- Swords.

RLIN # R211547702-B.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Arms and Armor 147.15 K824


AUTHOR Koslow, Patricia.

TITLE Japanese swords and fittings.

DATE Philadelphia : [s.n.], 1966.

DESCRIPT p. 9-13 : 7 ill. ; 21 cm.

NOTE From Arts and antiques, Apr. 1966, v. 1, no. 6.

SUBJECT Swords -- Japan.

Sword mountings -- Japan.

Arms and armor -- Swords, Japanese.

Arms and armor -- Sword fittings.

RLIN # R211547701-B.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Watson Stacks 147.15 K84


AUTHOR Kurihara, Nobumitsu.

TITLE Soken biko.

DATE Yedo : [s.n.], 1846.

DESCRIPT 2, 63 [i.e. 64] leaves : ill. ; 9 x 19 cm.

TRANSLAT Notes on sword ornaments.

NOTE In Japanese.

SUBJECT Sword mountings.

Arms and armor -- Sword fittings.

RLIN # R211547705-B.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Arms and Armor 147.15 K966


AUTHOR Kurokawa Kobunka Kenkyujo.

TITLE Hikokan seisho : Kurokawa Kobunka Kenkyujo zohin zuroku (otsu) 2:

Tsuba / [henshu Kurokawa Kobunka Kenkyujo]

DATE Hyogo-ken Nishinomiya-shi : Kurokawa Kobunka Kenkyujo, 1997.

DESCRIPT 251 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.

NOTE List of plates also in English.

SUBJECT Kurokawa Kobunka Kenkyujo -- Catalogs.

Swords -- Japan -- Catalogs.

ALT.TITLE Collection catalog B2 - Japanese sword guards, Kurokawa Institute

of Ancient Cultures.

RLIN # NYMA98-B11614.

DONOR Arms & Armor copy: Gift of Hiroshi Namiki.

LOCATION CALL NO. NOTE STATUS

1 > Arms and Armor 147.1581 K96 Q RESTRICTED


AUTHOR Kuwabara, Yojiro.

TITLE Soken kinko dan.

EDITION Enl. ed.

DATE Tokyo : Kenjiro, 5 [1930]

DESCRIPT 10, 237 p., 4 leaves of plates : ill., 4 plates, fold. facsim. ;

23 cm.

TRANSLAT Stories of swordfitters.

NOTE Romanized.

SUBJECT Art metal-work -- Japan.

Art metal-workers -- Japan.

Sword mountings -- Japan.

Swordsmiths -- Japan.

Arms and armor -- Sword fittings.

RLIN # R211547700-B.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Watson Stacks 147.15 K961

2 > Arms and Armor 147.15 K961


AUTHOR Kyusaku, Akiyama.

TITLE Nakamura Kakudayu nobuiye tanshu = [The collection of rubbings of

Nobuiye sword guards of Nakamura Kakudayu]

DATE Tokyo : [s.n.], 1926.

DESCRIPT 1 p.l., 4, 144 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

TRANSLAT The collection of rubbings of Nobuiye sword guards of Nakamura

Kakudayu.

SUBJECT Kakudayu, Nakamura -- Art collections -- Catalogs.

Sword guards -- Japan -- Private collections -- Catalogs.

Arms and armor, Japanese.

Arms and armor -- Sword guards.

ALT.TITLE Nobuiye sword guards.

RLIN # R211547577-B.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Watson Stacks 147.15 Ak1

2 > Arms and Armor 147.15 Ak1


AUTHOR Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). Goda Collection.

TITLE The Goda collection of Japanese sword fittings / catalogue by

Robert Hamilton Rucker.

DATE New York, 1924.

DESCRIPT lxviii, 93, [1] p. : incl. front. (port.), ill. ; 22 cm.

NOTE At head of title: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

"Of this book five hundred copies were printed, June MCMXXIV."

BIBLIOG. Bibliography: p. 71.

SUBJECT Swords.

Weapons -- Japan.

ADD.AUTHOR Rucker, Robert Hamilton.

RLIN # 87-B8700.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Watson Stacks 147.15 N48 CJ


TITLE Catalogue of a loan exhibition of Japanese sword fittings held at

the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, August 1 to

December 31, 1922.

DATE New York, N.Y. : Armor and Arms Club, c1924.

DESCRIPT xix, [106] p., 43 leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 x 29 cm.

NOTE Errata slips inserted.

Includes index.

SUBJECT Sword mountings -- Japan -- Exhibitions.

Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) -- Exhibitions --

1922.tJapanese sword fittings.

ADD.AUTHOR Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)

Armor and Arms Club (New York, N.Y.)

RLIN # 84-B3696.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Watson Bookcage 147.1581 C282

2 > Arms and Armor 147.1581 C282


AUTHOR Miyazaki, Tomijiro.

TITLE Yasuchika.

DATE Tokyo : Sansaisha, 1964.

DESCRIPT 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 30 cm.

SUBJECT Sword guards.

ADD.AUTHOR Yasuchika, Tsuchiya.

RLIN # 91-B13841.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Watson Stacks 147.01Y2 M69


AUTHOR Mosle, Alexander George.

TITLE Japanese works of art : armour, weapons, sword-fittings, lacquer,

pictures, textiles, colour-prints, selected from the Mosle

collection.

DATE Leipzig, E. A. Seemann, 1914.

DESCRIPT 2 portfolios (28 p., 204 leaves of plates : 204 ill.) ; 40 cm.

NOTE Vol. 1 only has t. p.

"200 copies... Number 116."

Introd. signed; Henry W. [i. e. L.] Joly.

Title on spine: Mosle Collection: Japanese works of art.

CONTENTS portfolio 1. Introduction and catalogue. Plate 1-102.--

[portfolio 2. Plate 103-204]

SUBJECT Art -- Private collections.

Art, Japanese.

ADD.AUTHOR Joly, Henri L.

ALT.TITLE Mosle Collection.

RELATED TO Mosle, Alexander George. Mosle collection (NYMA)97b306.

RLIN # 90-B11689.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Watson Stacks 110.81 M851 Q

2 > Arms and Armor 110.81 M851 Q


AUTHOR Musees royaux d'art et d'histoire (Belgium)

TITLE Tsuba : la collection des gardes de sabres japonais des Musees

royaux d'art et d'histoire = de verzameling japanse stootplaten

van de Koninklijke musea voor kunst en geschiedenis.

DATE Brussels : les Musees, 1994.

DESCRIPT 86, [1] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 x 17 cm.

NOTE French and Dutch.

SUBJECT Sword guards -- Japan -- Catalogs.

Musees royaux d'art et d'histoire (Belgium) -- Catalogs.

RLIN # 97-B4243.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Arms and Armor 147.1581 M97


AUTHOR Nakamura, Tessei.

TITLE Tsuba shusei = [Monograph on Japanese sword guards]

DATE [Tokyo : Tsuba Shusei Kanko-Kai, 1963]

DESCRIPT 522 p. : ill., 415 plates (4 col.), map ; 37 cm.

NOTE In Japanese.

Illustrated title page.

SUBJECT Sword guards -- Japan.

Arms and armor -- Sword guards.

RLIN # R211547727-B.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Watson Stacks 147.15 N14 Q


AUTHOR Naprstkovo muzeum asijskych, africkych a americkych kultur.

TITLE Katalog vystavy ozdoby japonskych mecu / [od Lumir Jisl]

DATE [Praha : s.n., 1964]

DESCRIPT 74 p. : 44 ill. ; 20 cm.

NOTE Czech with English and French summaries.

SUBJECT Swords -- Japan.

Sword guards -- Japan.

Arms and armor -- Swords, Japanese.

Arms and armor -- Sword guards.

ADD.AUTHOR Jisl, Lumir.

RLIN # R211547731-B.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Watson Stacks 147.15 P88


TITLE Nobuie tsuba : fu Nakamura Kakutaifu shu / [Iida Kazuo]

DATE Tokyo : Token Shunju Shinbunsha, Showa 56 [1981]

DESCRIPT 279 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.

TRANSLAT Sword guard collection from the Nobu family.

SUBJECT Sword guards -- Private collections -- Japan.

ADD.AUTHOR Iida, Kazuo, 1934-

RLIN # 88-B517.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Arms and Armor 147.1581 N66


AUTHOR Noda, Kiyoshige, 1905-

TITLE Tsuba kansho Noda Kiyoshige cho.

DATE Tokyo Tokuma Shoten 1963.

DESCRIPT 204 p. illus. 18 cm.

SERIES (Ribingu raiburari)

SUBJECT Swords -- Japan.

RLIN # 91-B14122.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Watson Stacks 147.15 So3


AUTHOR Noda, Noriaki.

TITLE Kinko kantei hiketsu.

DATE Yedo (Tokyo) : Choshiro Kitajirua, 1820.

DESCRIPT 2 v. : ill.

TRANSLAT Designs for metalwork.

NOTE In Japanese.

In portfolio.

SUBJECT Sword mountings -- Japan.

Decoration and ornament -- Japan.

Sword guards -- Japan.

Arms and armor -- Sword fittings.

Arms and armor -- Decoration.

Arms and armor -- Sword guards.

RLIN # R211547723-B.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Arms and Armor 147.15 N67


TITLE Only fittings : Japanese sword furniture from an old English

collection.

DATE London : Sydney L. Moss, Ltd. ; c1996-

DESCRIPT v. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.

NOTE Forward by Douglas J.K. Wright.

BIBLIOG. Includes bibliographical references.

SUBJECT Sword guards -- Japan -- Catalogs.

Sword guards -- Private collections -- England -- Catalogs.

Sword guards -- Collections and collecting -- England --

Catalogs.

Sword guards -- Collectors and collecting -- Japan -- Catalogs.

ADD.AUTHOR Wright, Douglas J.K.

RLIN # 97-B12886.

ISBN 9627502197 (Pt.I)

LOCATION CALL NO. NOTE STATUS

1 > Watson Stacks 147.1581 On5 pt.1

2 > Asian Art 147.1581 On5 pt.1 BY APPT


AUTHOR Ozaki, Motoharu, 1905-

TITLE Katchu to token / Ozaki Motoharu, Sato Kanzan.

DATE Tokyo : Shogakkan, [c1970]

DESCRIPT 250 p. : 121 ill., 132 plates (64 plates), ports. ; 36 cm.

SERIES Genshoku Nihon no bijutsu ; 21.

Genshoku Nihon no bijutsu ; 21.

TRANSLAT Armor and swords.

NOTE Japanese; list of plates also in English.

SUBJECT Arms and armor -- Japan.

Swords -- Japan.

Sword-guards -- Japan.

ADD.AUTHOR Sato, Kanzan, 1907-1978.

RLIN # R211547467-B.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Arms and Armor 147.1 Oz1 Q


AUTHOR Peabody Museum of Salem.

TITLE The Peabody Museum collection of Japanese sword guards : with

selected pieces of sword furniture : [catalogue] / by John D.

Hamilton ; photos. by Mark Sexton.

DATE Salem, Mass. : The Museum, 1975.

DESCRIPT [22] p. : 43 plates (6 col.) ; 29 cm.

NOTE Cover title: Japanese sword guards.

Includes index.

SUBJECT Peabody Museum of Salem -- Catalogs.

Sword guards -- Japan -- Catalogs.

Sword mountings -- Japan -- Catalogs.

Arms and armor -- Sword guards, Japanese -- Collection.

Arms and armor -- Sword fittings, Japanese -- Collection.

ADD.AUTHOR Hamilton, John D., 1935-

ALT.TITLE Japanese sword guards.

RLIN # R211547737-B.

ISBN 087577041X.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Watson Stacks 147.15 Sa3


TITLE The Henry D. Rosin collection of Japanese sword fittings.

DATE London : Syz Limited, 1993.

DESCRIPT 135 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.

NOTE Catalog of an exhibition held at Syz Limited, London, from 11th

to 25th June 1993.

BIBLIOG. Bibliography: p. 132-135.

SUBJECT Rosin, Henry D. -- Art collections -- Exhibitions.

Sword guards -- Collectors and collecting -- Exhibitions.

Sword guards -- Japan -- Exhibitions.

ADD.AUTHOR Syz Limited.

RLIN # 93-B7077.

ISBN 0951705415.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Watson Stacks 147.1581 H39


AUTHOR Sasano, Masayuki, 1920-1993.

TITLE Early Japanese sword guards = Sukashi tsuba / Masayuki Sasano ;

photos. by Shihachi Fujimoto ; [translated by Richard L. Gage]

EDITION American ed.

DATE Tokyo ; San Francisco : Japan Publications, 1972.

DESCRIPT xi, 284 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.

NOTE Translation of: Sukashitsuba.

Includes index.

SUBJECT Sword guards -- Japan.

Sword guards -- Collectors and collecting -- Japan.

ADD.AUTHOR Fujimoto, Shihachi, 1911-

ALT.TITLE Sukashitsuba. English.

Sukashi tsuba.

RLIN # 85-B398.

ISBN 0870401769 :

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Watson Stacks 147.1581 Sa7

2 > Asian Art 147.1581 Sa7

3 > Arms and Armor 147.1581 Sa7


AUTHOR Sasano, Masayuki, 1920-1993.

TITLE Sasano : Japanese sword guards masterpieces from the Sasano

Collection / by Sasano Masayuki.

DATE Japan : Daisuke Saito ; London : distributed by Tokyo Gallery,

Bushido R. Benson, Honolulu, 1994?-

DESCRIPT v. : ill. ; 31 cm.

NOTE "Masterpieces from the Sasano Collection" -- T.p. verso.

SUBJECT Sasano, Masayuki, 1920-1993 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.

Sword guards -- Japan -- Catalogs.

Sword guards -- Collectors and collecting -- Japan -- Catalogs.

Sword guards -- Private collections -- Japan -- Catalogs.

RLIN # 96-B5979.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Arms and Armor 147.1581 Sa73


AUTHOR Sasano, Masayuki, 1920-1993.

TITLE Kagamishi tsuba / [chosha Sasano Masayuki]

DATE Tokyo : Seikodo, Showa 55 [1980]

DESCRIPT [48] p. : ill. ; 19 cm.

TRANSLAT Sword guards made by mirror makers.

SUBJECT Sword guards -- Japan.

RLIN # 87-B3493.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Arms and Armor 147.1581 Sa72


AUTHOR Sato, Kanichi, 1907-

TITLE Nippon to daikan : tsuba kodogu hen = [Japanese swords : sword

guards and attachments]

DATE Tokyo : Ohtsuka kogei-sha, 1972.

DESCRIPT 1 v. (various pagings) : ill., 205 plates (50 col.) ; 37 cm.

NOTE In Japanese.

SUBJECT Sword guards -- Japan.

Sword fittings -- Japan.

Arms and armor -- Sword guards, Japanese.

Arms and armor -- Sword fittings, Japanese.

RLIN # R211547740-B.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Arms and Armor 147.15 Sa84 Q


AUTHOR Sato, Kanzan, 1907-1978.

TITLE Shonai kinko meisakushu = [Masterpiece collection of sword

fitting metal art in the Shonai Province]

DATE [Shonai (Japan) : Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai Shonai Shibu,

1966]

DESCRIPT 58 p., 241 p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.

SUBJECT Sword guards -- Japan.

RLIN # NYMA98-B10533.

LOCATION CALL NO. NOTE STATUS

1 > Arms and Armor 147.1581 Sa82 RESTRICTED


AUTHOR Sato, Kanzan, 1907-1978.

TITLE Higo kinko taikan = [Higo metal-workers] / [henshu shippitsusha

Sato Kanzan]

DATE Tokyo : Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai, Showa 39 [1964]

DESCRIPT 145 p., 493 p. of plates : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.

NOTE Description of plates also in English.

SUBJECT Swords -- Japan -- Kumamoto-ken -- Pictorial works.

Sword guards -- Japan -- Kumamoto-ken -- Pictorial works.

Art metal-work -- Japan -- Kumamoto-ken -- Pictorial works.

Arms and armor -- Swords, Japanese.

RLIN # R211547739-B.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Arms and Armor 147.15 Sa86


AUTHOR Suzuki, Katei, 1925-

TITLE Nihonto no koshirae / Suzuki Katei.

EDITION Shohan.

DATE Tokyo : Tokuma Shobo, Showa 39 [1964]

DESCRIPT 141 p. : 74 ill. (17 col.) ; 27 cm.

NOTE Added t.p. in English: Mountings of Japanese swords.

Japanese and English.

SUBJECT Swords -- Japan -- Pictorial works.

Sword mountings -- Japan -- Pictorial works.

Arms and armor -- Sword fittings.

ALT.TITLE Mountings of Japanese swords.

RLIN # R211547752-B.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Watson Stacks 147.15 Su9


AUTHOR Suzuki, Tomoya.

TITLE Kogeihin III : katchu, token, tosogu / Suzuki Tomoya ... [et al.]

DATE Tokyo : Mainichi Shimbun-sha, 1982.

DESCRIPT 285, xv p. : ill. ; 27 cm.

SERIES Shin shitei juyo bunkazai ; 6.

NOTE In Japanese ; title romanized and translated (Handicraft III :

armors, swords, sword attachments)

Includes indexes.

SUBJECT Arms and armor, Japanese -- Collection -- Japan.

Arms and armor -- Swords, Japanese -- Collection -- Japan.

SERIES Shin shitei juyo bunkazai ; 6.

RLIN # 82-B2494.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Asian Art 110.81 Sh64 v6


AUTHOR Tokyo Kokuritsu Hakubutsukan.

TITLE Tokyo Kokuritsu Hakubutsukan zuhan mokuroku. Tsuba hen =

Illustrated catalogues of Tokyo National Museum. Sword guard.

DATE [Tokyo] : Tokyo Kokuritsu Hakubutsukan, Showa 54 [1979]

DESCRIPT vi, 191 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.

NOTE Preface, list of plates and captions also in English.

SUBJECT Sword guards -- Japan -- Catalogs.

Tokyo Kokuritsu Hakubutsukan -- Catalogs.

ALT.TITLE Illustrated catalogues of Tokyo National Museum.

Sword guard.

Illustrated catalogues of Tokyo National Museum. Sword guard.

RLIN # NYMA98-B10503.

LOCATION CALL NO. NOTE STATUS

1 > Arms and Armor 147.1T57 T572 RESTRICTED


AUTHOR Torigoe, Kazutaro.

TITLE Tsuba kanshoki / Torigoe Kazutaro cho.

EDITION Kaitei zoho.

DATE [Tokyo] : Token Shunju Shinbunsha, Showa 50 [1975]

DESCRIPT 389 p. : ill., fold. geneal. table. ; 31 cm.

NOTE Summary in English with caption title: The intrinsic value of

Japanese sword-guard.

BIBLIOG. Includes bibliographical references.

SUBJECT Sword guards -- Japan.

ALT.TITLE The intrinsic value of Japanese sword-guard.

RLIN # 88-B566.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Arms and Armor 147.1581 T632


TITLE Tosogu no kansho / [henshu Shoyukai]

DATE Tokyo : Shoyukai, Showa 57 [1982]

DESCRIPT 82 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.

TRANSLAT Connoisseurship of sword accessories.

SUBJECT Swords -- Japan.

Sword guards -- Japan.

RLIN # 87-B3213.

LOCATION CALL NO. NOTE STATUS

1 > Arms and Armor 147.1581 T63 RESTRICTED

2 > Arms and Armor 147.1581 T63 RESTRICTED


AUTHOR Tressan, Georges, marquis de.

TITLE L'evolution de la garde de sabre japonaise ..

DATE Paris : Bibliotheque de la Societe, 1912.

DESCRIPT 1 p.l., 131 p., 1 leaf : ill., fold. map ; 26 cm.

NOTE Reprinted from Bulletin of the Societe franco-japonaise de Paris,

1910-12, nos. 18-20, 22, 25.

BIBLIOG. Bibliography: p. 130-131.

SUBJECT Sword guards -- Japan.

Swords -- Japan.

Arms and armor -- Sword guards.

Arms and armor, Japanese.

RLIN # R211547754-B.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Watson Stacks 147.15 T72


TITLE Tsuba : yuasa hachiro kinenkan shozo ota korekushon / Kokusai

kirisutokyo daigaku hakubutsukan yuasa hachiro kinenkan.

DATE : Kokusaikirisutokyodaigakuhakubutsukan yuasahachirokinenkan,

1997.

DESCRIPT 43 p. ; 26 cm.

SUBJECT Ota, Hideo, 1912-

Tsuba.

ADD.AUTHOR Kokusai kirisutokyo daigaku hakubutsukan yuasa hachiro kinenkan.

RLIN # NYMA98-B9393.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Watson Stacks IN PROCESS


TITLE Tsuba meichoshu.

DATE Tokyo : Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai, 1952.

DESCRIPT 56 p. : 318 ill. on 159 plates (6 col.) ; 29 cm.

TRANSLAT Collection of famous swordguards.

NOTE In Japanese; captions also in English.

SUBJECT Sword guards -- Japan.

Arms and armor -- Sword guards.

ADD.AUTHOR Honma, Junji, 1904-

Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai.

RLIN # R211547641-B.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Arms and Armor 147.15 H758


AUTHOR Vancouver Museum.

TITLE The Soul of the samurai : a selection of sword guards from the

Vancouver Museum = L'ame du samourai : une collection de

montures de sabre presentee par le Vancouver Museum.

DATE Vancouver, Ont. : Vancouver Museum, c1993.

DESCRIPT 156 p. : ill. (some col.), map ; 20 x 23 cm.

NOTE Catalog of an exhibition held at Vancouver Museum, June-Dec.

1993.

English and French.

BIBLIOG. Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-154) and index.

CONTENTS Introductory essays / Paula Swart -- Catalogue and a brief

history of some major figures in the world of Japanese sword

fittings / Robert E. Haynes -- The Japanese sword / John Berta.

SUBJECT Sword guards -- Japan -- Exhibitions.

Sword mountings -- Japan -- Exhibitions.

Vancouver Museum -- Exhibitions.

ADD.AUTHOR Swart, Paula.

Haynes, Robert E.

Berta, John.

ALT.TITLE Ame du samourai.

RLIN # 94-B2258.

ISBN 1895817005.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Arms and Armor 147.1581 V27


AUTHOR Wakayama, Homatsu, 1925-

TITLE Toso kodogu koza.

DATE Tokyo : Yuzankaku, [1972-1974]

DESCRIPT 8 v. : plates ; 26 cm.

TRANSLAT Attachments of Japanese swords.

BIBLIOG. Includes bibliographical references.

CONTENTS 1. Tsuba hen [Sword guards] -- 2. Goto-ke hen [Goto family] -- 3-

4. Edo kinko hen [Edo goldsmiths] -- 5. Kyoto kinko hen [Kyoto

goldsmiths] -- 6-7. Shokoku hen [All provinces] -- [8] Yogo

kaisetsu shiryo hen [Terminology and data]

SUBJECT Swords, Japanese.

Sword guards, Japanese.

Art metal-work, Japanese.

Swords -- Collectors and collecting -- Japan.

Goldsmiths -- Japan.

Arms and armor -- Swords.

Arms and armor, Japanese.

Arms and armor -- Sword guards.

RLIN # R211547424-B.

LOCATION CALL NO. STATUS

1 > Arms and Armor 147 W13


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