Manuscript/Mixed Material Hōmyō dōji. ほうみやう童子.

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Hōmyō dōji.
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Contributor Names
Japanese Rare Book Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
-  Asakawa collection?
-  Exact size of the book: 29.8 x 22.3 cm.
-  Ms. (shahon), the copier and the date not known.
-  On double leaves, oriental style (fukurotoji).
-  Original covers (retained) have floral designs and clouds (or mists) painted in gold on bluish-black background, with title piece in red; also lined with gold paper.
-  Title from title piece.
-  With no borders, text chiefly in 10 vertical lines, on some paper with design patterns in blue and gold.
-  Report of the Librarian of Congress ... 1933: p. 133-134 (Hōmyō d̄oshi; Nara ehon in 3 v.; by unknown artist; "judging from the style of handwriting and the illustration" early 18th cent. work; [comments by Shio Sakanishi]).
-  S. Honda's Pre-Meiji works in the Library of Congress, Japanese literature, ... a bibliography: p. 24 (Hōmyō dōji; Kanbun nenkan [1661-72] shahon).
-  Zaigai Nihon emaki no kenkyū / Tsuji Eiko, 1999: p. 5 (Hōmyō dōji; Edo chūki shahon, Nara-ehon).
-  Also available in digital form.
-  奈良繪本 style, with 18 colored illustrations.
-  Kokubungaku Kenkyū Shiryōokan, database kotenseki (ほうみやう童子, 3-satsu, 30 x 24 cm., 奈良絵本, 江戶初期写).
-  Nihon koten bungaku daijiten, v. 5, p. 440 (法妙童子 Hōmyō dōji, 御伽草子; in many versions, including 奈良絵本).
3 v. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
PL793 .H58 1700
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