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Guidebook to Old Edo (Edosunago) (江戸砂子) (えどすなご) by  Kikuoka SENRYO - first - 1772 - from Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books (SKU: 10791)

Guidebook to Old Edo (Edosunago) (江戸砂子) (えどすなご)

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Guidebook to Old Edo (Edosunago) (江戸砂子) (えどすなご)

by SENRYO, Kikuoka

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1772 1st ed Japanese Woodblock Edo Guidebook Topography MAPS Kikuoka Senryo 9v

An interesting Edo and Meiji woodblock-print of 'Guidebook to Old Edo.' "Edosunago" is a magazine of the topography and guidebook of the Edo area written by Kikuoka Senryo, a haiku scholar. These nine volumes describe the area around the outer edges of Edo, Asakusa, Imado, and Sanya, Koishikawa, Shibuya and much more. It also describes the history of shrines and temples and famous places around Fukagawa, Honjo and Kokufudai.

This rare 1772 first edition is written in a column handwritten format with furigana usage for easier reading. This edition contains excellent illustrations throughout of maps of Edo and surrounding areas!

Item number: #10791

Price: $750

SENRYO, Kikuoka

Guidebook to Old Edo (Edosunago) (江戸砂子) (えどすなご)

Edo: Meiwa 9 [1772].


Details:

· Collation: Complete with all pages; 9 volumes in 7 tomes

· References: Iwanami, "Kokusho So Mokuroku, 14095;

· Language: Japanese

· Binding: Softcover; tight & secure

· Size: ~9in X 6.25in (23cm x 16cm)

· Very rare and desirable

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Bookseller
Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
10791
Title
Guidebook to Old Edo (Edosunago) (江戸砂子) (えどすなご)
Author
SENRYO, Kikuoka
Format/binding
Softcover; tight & secure
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
first
Place of Publication
Edo
Date published
1772
Keywords
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