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Collection of Strange Stories: Journey to the East (Shokoku Kidan Toyuki) 東遊記 (とうゆうき)

Collection of Strange Stories: Journey to the East (Shokoku Kidan Toyuki) 東遊記 (とうゆうき)

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Collection of Strange Stories: Journey to the East (Shokoku Kidan Toyuki) 東遊記 (とうゆうき)

by Tachibana Nankei

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1795 1ed Japanese Journey to the East Samurai Voyages STRANGE Stories Togoku

A rare, 18th century Japanese woodblock print of "Collection of Strange Stories: Journey to the East" written by Tachibana Nankei, a doctor and author in the late Edo period. "Journey to the East" is a travelogue that tells of strange stories, rare things, scenic spots, historic sites, people, and more in various places the author traveled to for medical training specifically Togoku (the area east of Kyoto).

This rare 1795, record is written in a column woodblock print format with furigana for easier reading with illustrations of samurai, scenery, commoners, nature, and more!

Item number: 16817

Price: $599

Tachibana Nankei

Collection of Strange Stories: Journey to the East (Shokoku Kidan Toyuki) 東遊記 (とうゆうき)

Ōsaka: Kansei 7 [1795].


Details:

· Collation: Complete with all pages; 5 volumes bound in 2

· References:

o Iwanami, Kokusho So Mokuroku 47723

o Waseda University # 05 01347 1-6

o Keio University, Japanese Culture Through Rare Books

· Language: Japanese, Kanbun

· Binding: Softcover; tight and secure

· Size: ~9in X 6in (22.515.5cm x cm)

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Bookseller
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Bookseller's Inventory #
16817
Title
Collection of Strange Stories: Journey to the East (Shokoku Kidan Toyuki) 東遊記 (とうゆうき)
Author
Tachibana Nankei
Format/Binding
Softcover; tight and secure
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First
Place of Publication
Ōsaka
Date Published
1795
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
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