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Northern California Japanese Sword Club

The NCJSC Library is available to all members.  All books may be studied onsite and some may be borrowed. To see if a book is available by mail, contact the Corresponding Secretary.
 
bulletBorrowing Rules

Library contents

bulletList of all Library Items
bulletBeginning References
bulletJapanese Sword Blades
bulletJapanese Sword Fittings
bulletJapanese Armour
bulletExhibitions
bulletNCJSC Publications
bullet Sword Organization Newsletters
bulletNCJSC
bulletNBTHK
bulletNTHK
bullet Japanese Language References
  The NCJSC Library is located at:
  Krausewerk Collectables
83-B 21st Avenue
San Mateo, California 94403
(650) 571-7583

Library Hours:
Tuesday- Friday 12:00-pm - 6:00-pm
Saturday 12:00-pm - 4:00-pm

Directions to the library

bulletExit highway 92 at El Camino Real (Go South on El Camino Real)
bulletFollow El Camino Real (South) for approximately 2/3 mile to 21st Ave.
bulletTurn left onto 21st Avenue

Donations to the library, as well as suggestions for additions to the library, are always welcomed. Please contact the
NCJSC Corresponding Secretary.

Beginning References

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The Samurai Sword, Yumoto, 1958; The primer for beginning students.

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The Arts of the Japanese Sword, B. W. Robinson , 1961

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A Primer of Japanese Sword Blades, B. W. Robinson, 1955

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NTHK Novice Course, Nihon Token Hozon Kai

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The Japanese Sword, Sato Kanzan, translated by J. Earle, 1983

Japanese Sword Blades

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A Visual Glossary of Japanese Sword Terms, Kotoken Kajihara, 1993

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Token Kantei Dokuhon, Nagayama Kokan, 1979

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Token Kantei Dokuhon, Mishina Kenji, English translation of Token Kantei Dokuhon.

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Nihon Toko Jiten, Koto Volume, Fujishiro, 1965

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Nihon Toko Jiten, Shinto Volume, Fujishiro, 1965

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Nihon Toko Jiten, Koto volume, Watson, Translation of, 1991

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Nihon Toko Jiten, Shinto volume, Watson, Translation of, 1991

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Nihon Koza, Translationed by Watson, 1991
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Vol II , Koto part 1, 1994

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Vol III, Koto Part 2, 1991

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Vol IX , Koto Part 3, 1991

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Vol IV , Shinto, 1993

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Vol V , Shinshinto, 1993

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Vol VI , Kodogu part 1,1994

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Token To Rekishi, NTHK Journal, Issues 580 to 616.

Japanese Sword Fittings

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The J. C. Hawkshaw Collection, Joly, Catalog of fine kodogu, 1910

Japanese Armour

Exhibitions

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Daimyo, video from the Washington Gallery Exhibition, 1988

NCJSC Sword Publications

Sword Organization Newsletters

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Tō-Ron, Northern California Japanese Sword Club Newsletter

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Token-to Rekishi, NTHK  Journal  issues 580-616,  translations by G. Robson

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Colorado Token Kai Newsletters

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Token Society of Prague, Newsletter in Czech

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The Japanese Sword Society of Virginia, Newsletter Vol 1, Num 1

Japanese Language Reference

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The Modern Japanese -English Character Dictionary, Nelson, 1962

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Beginners Dictionary of Chinese-Japanese Characters, Rose-Innes

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Japanese Surnames, Gillis & Chi