Rare Books

Description

Database of images of all rare books in the Nichibunken collection, primarily books treating Japan in Western languages published before the opening of the country to foreign commerce in the 1850s. In addition to graphic images of all pages of these rare books, the database contains searchable text with bibliographic information, tables of contents of the books, and captions of the illustrations.
Data Count: 139 items (As of April 2017)

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