|By Stuart A. Olson. #285. 7 X 10, 272 pages, paperback. ISBN #1-892515-14-8. This is the most comprehensive book in the English language dealing exclusively with tai chi chuan's exotic 'thirteen sword' form. In this book, the author brings the reader through the history, fundamentals, movements, and applications of this rare form, and presents priceless illustrations of famous tai chi masters demonstrating tai chi sword techniques.