1780 Japanese Illustrated Setsuyoshu JAPAN MAPS Atlas Samurai Osaka Encyclopedia

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A rare, 18th century sino-Japanese woodblock print Dictionary or “Setsuyoshu”. Setsuyoshu usually order words according to their first syllable under iroha divisions with semantic subdivisions being used for commoners and not just scholars.

“Setsuyōshū were books that first and foremost contained a dictionary part, but from the early modern period and onwards also started to include encyclopedic parts with illustrations.” (Remvik).

 

This rare, undated dictionary includes illustrations in text and full pages with maps and atlases!

$599.00

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1780 Japanese Illustrated Setsuyoshu JAPAN MAPS Atlas Samurai Osaka Encyclopedia

 

A rare, 18th century sino-Japanese woodblock print Dictionary or “Setsuyoshu”. Setsuyoshu usually order words according to their first syllable under iroha divisions with semantic subdivisions being used for commoners and not just scholars.

“Setsuyōshū were books that first and foremost contained a dictionary part, but from the early modern period and onwards also started to include encyclopedic parts with illustrations.” (Remvik).

 

This rare, undated dictionary includes illustrations in text and full pages with maps and atlases!

 

Item number: #15408

Price: $599

 

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Dictionary Setsuyoshu (Tousho mokuroku) 頭書目録(とうしょもくろく)

 

[Osaka: 1780]

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • Filled with in-text woodblock illustrations
  • References: Steffen Remvik, Space and Time in the Eitai Setsuyo Mujinzo: Collective identity and imagined community in early modern Japan
  • Language: Japanese
  • Binding: Softcover; tight & secure
  • Size: ~10.25in X 7.25in (26cm x 18cm)

 

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15408

Category

Language Study & Reference

Authors

Unknown

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

Other

Binding

Softcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete