1885 Dictionary & China History Japanese Woodblock MAPS Weapons Gods Illustrated

KURUMA, Yozo

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An interesting Meiji woodblock-print of the ‘Dictionary of the 18th History of China’ compiling the history of China to be taught to children in Japan. The book was first recorded down in the Muromachi period covering the history of China up to the Northern and Southern Song dynasty. It was adopted in Chinese textbooks after the Meiji era becoming a textbook for learning Chinese and being a book for enlightenment and philosophy for businesspeople.

 

This rare 1885 4 volume edition written is complete with illustrations above the text throughout depicting explanations within of scenery, animals, gods, weapons, household and ceremonial items, and much more. This 1885 edition includes the volume dedicated to color maps!

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1885 Dictionary & China History Japanese Woodblock MAPS Weapons Gods Illustrated

 

An interesting Meiji woodblock-print of the ‘Dictionary of the 18th History of China’ compiling the history of China to be taught to children in Japan. The book was first recorded down in the Muromachi period covering the history of China up to the Northern and Southern Song dynasty. It was adopted in Chinese textbooks after the Meiji era becoming a textbook for learning Chinese and being a book for enlightenment and philosophy for businesspeople.

 

This rare 1885 4 volume edition written is complete with illustrations above the text throughout depicting explanations within of scenery, animals, gods, weapons, household and ceremonial items, and much more. This 1885 edition includes the volume dedicated to color maps!

 

Item number: #12507

Price: $550

 

KURUMA, Yozo

 

Dictionary of the 18th History of China juuhachishiryakujiruitaizen十八史略字類大全: 鼇頭插画 (ジュウハッシリャク ジルイ タイゼン: ゴウトウ ソウガ)

 

Publisher Matsumura Bunkaido: Konobe Kineidou, Meiji 18 [1885].

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 4 volumes
  • Language: Japanese
  • Binding: Softcover; tight & secure
  • Size: ~7in X 4.75in (17.5cm x 12cm)

 

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12507

Categories

Arts & Architecture

Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

Authors

KURUMA, Yozo

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

Other

Binding

Softcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete