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A guide to the Chinese and Japanese illustrated books exhibited in the King"s Library.

British Museum. Department of Printed Books.

A guide to the Chinese and Japanese illustrated books exhibited in the King"s Library.

by British Museum. Department of Printed Books.

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Published by Printed by order of the Trustees in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • China -- Art,
  • Japan -- Art

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p.
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14789644M

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A guide to the Chinese and Japanese illustrated books exhibited in the King"s Library by British Museum. Department of Printed Books. Download PDF EPUB FB2

British Museum. King's Library. Guide to the Chinese and Japanese illustrated books exhibited in the King's library. [London] Printed by order of the Trustees, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: British Museum. King's Library. OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title.

Description: 16 pages 18 cm. British Museum. King's Library. Guide to the Chinese and Japanese illustrated books exhibited in the King's library. [London] Printed by order of the Trustees, (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: British Museum.

King's Library. OCLC. Japanese Literature. The Japanese Collection covers literature from ancient to modern times.

It includes thousands of volumes of woodblock print books (hanpon) from the Edo period (–), many illustrated by contemporary artists such as Katsushika Hokusai (–) and Kitagawa Utamaro (–).

Genji Monogatari a.k.a. Eiribon Genji Monogatari. [Tale of Genji]. Woodblock printed. Library of Congress Asian Division. Initiated with an exchange of government publications inthe Japanese collection has grown to more than million volumes of books and serials as well as extensive microform holdings.

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