Books and Manuscripts from the Japan Society Library

Books and Manuscripts from the Japan Society Library

Books and Manuscripts from the Japan Society Library

Overview
A group of books by or presented to the Japan Society Library, by Arthur Diósy

1 A group of books by or presented to the Japan Society Library, by Arthur Diósy

A group of books and pamphlets on Japanese burial mounds, temples and sculptures, including works by William Gowland

2 A group of books and pamphlets on Japanese burial mounds, temples and sculptures, including works by William Gowland

A collection of books and journals on Japanese art

3 A collection of books and journals on Japanese art

A collection of books and catalogues on Japanese woodblock prints, paintings, ceramics and works of art, some from the library of Ernest Mason Satow

4 A collection of books and catalogues on Japanese woodblock prints, paintings, ceramics and works of art, some from the library of Ernest Mason Satow

A group of books on art, culture and life in Japan

5 A group of books on art, culture and life in Japan

Frederick W. Gookin, Japanese Works of Art Selected from the Moslé Collection, 1914

6 Frederick W. Gookin, Japanese Works of Art Selected from the Moslé Collection, 1914

A collection of books on Japanese arms, armour and sword fittings

7 A collection of books on Japanese arms, armour and sword fittings

A group of books and pamphlets on Meiji art, metalwork and the Japan-British exhibition London 1910

8 A group of books and pamphlets on Meiji art, metalwork and the Japan-British exhibition London 1910

A group of books regarding Imperial Japan, civil law and the Japanese constitution

9 A group of books regarding Imperial Japan, civil law and the Japanese constitution

Four books on early travels in Japan

10 Four books on early travels in Japan

Arnoldus Montanus, Atlas Japannensis: being Remarkable Addresses by way of Embassy from the East-India Company of the United Provinces, to the Emperor of Japan... English'd... by John Ogilby, 1670

11 Arnoldus Montanus, Atlas Japannensis: being Remarkable Addresses by way of Embassy from the East-India Company of the United Provinces, to the Emperor of Japan... English'd... by John Ogilby, 1670

Arnoldus Montanus, Atlas Japannensis: being Remarkable Addresses by way of Embassy from the East-India Company of the United Provinces, to the Emperor of Japan... English'd... by John Ogilby, 1670

12 Arnoldus Montanus, Atlas Japannensis: being Remarkable Addresses by way of Embassy from the East-India Company of the United Provinces, to the Emperor of Japan... English'd... by John Ogilby, 1670

A collection of books on voyages, Dutch trade and Philipp Franz von Siebold, some from the collection of Ernest Mason Satow

13 A collection of books on voyages, Dutch trade and Philipp Franz von Siebold, some from the collection of Ernest Mason Satow

Thesaurus linguae Japonica, 1835 and Philipp Franz Siebold, Nippon, reprint, 1931

14 Thesaurus linguae Japonica, 1835 and Philipp Franz Siebold, Nippon, reprint, 1931

Philipp Franz Siebold, Nippon, reprint, 1930

15 Philipp Franz Siebold, Nippon, reprint, 1930

Books on American expeditions to Japan

16 Books on American expeditions to Japan

A group of books on the Ainu

17 A group of books on the Ainu

A group of books on Korea, Formosa, the Ryukyu Islands and Manchuria

18 A group of books on Korea, Formosa, the Ryukyu Islands and Manchuria

A collection of books and pamphlets on science, natural history, meteorology, volcanoes and climate, including a group of the Transactions of the Seismological Society

19 A collection of books and pamphlets on science, natural history, meteorology, volcanoes and climate, including a group of the Transactions of the Seismological Society

Seventeen agronomic and geological maps and surveys of Japan

20 Seventeen agronomic and geological maps and surveys of Japan

A group of books on the Russo-Japanese and Sino-Japanese Wars

21 A group of books on the Russo-Japanese and Sino-Japanese Wars

A collection of books by or on Lafcadio Hearn including an unpublished handwritten Manuscript of the Nun Ryônen (1903)

22 A collection of books by or on Lafcadio Hearn including an unpublished handwritten Manuscript of the Nun Ryônen (1903)

A group of books on various subjects including travel and memoirs of Japan, some from the library of Ernest Mason Satow

23 A group of books on various subjects including travel and memoirs of Japan, some from the library of Ernest Mason Satow

A group of books on literature and the history of Japan, including some donated by Ernest Mason Satow

24 A group of books on literature and the history of Japan, including some donated by Ernest Mason Satow

A group of foreign language books on Japan, some from the library of Ernest Mason Satow

25 A group of foreign language books on Japan, some from the library of Ernest Mason Satow

A group of various collection and auction catalogues

26 A group of various collection and auction catalogues

A collection of various periodicals on Japan

27 A collection of various periodicals on Japan

W. H. Medhurst, English-Japanese/Japanese-English vocabulary, 1830

28 W. H. Medhurst, English-Japanese/Japanese-English vocabulary, 1830

A group of bibliographies and dictionaries, some from the library of Ernest Mason Satow

29 A group of bibliographies and dictionaries, some from the library of Ernest Mason Satow

Jean Crasset, The History of the Church of Japan, vols. 1-2

30 Jean Crasset, The History of the Church of Japan, vols. 1-2

The Imperial & Asiatic Quarterly Review, 20 volumes, 1886, and the journal New East, 10 volumes, 1916-18

31 The Imperial & Asiatic Quarterly Review, 20 volumes, 1886, and the journal New East, 10 volumes, 1916-18

A set of the Kokka, 40 volumes, folio

32 A set of the Kokka, 40 volumes, folio

The Japan Weekly Mail, 64 volumes, small folio, 1871-1931

33 The Japan Weekly Mail, 64 volumes, small folio, 1871-1931

Hugues Krafft, Vues prises au Japon, 1882

34 Hugues Krafft, Vues prises au Japon, 1882

Thomas Clark Westfield, The Japanese: Their Manners and Customs, 1862

35 Thomas Clark Westfield, The Japanese: Their Manners and Customs, 1862

Tamamura Kozaburo (1856-1923) | A silk-bound photograph album | Meiji period, late 19th century

36 Tamamura Kozaburo (1856-1923) | A silk-bound photograph album | Meiji period, late 19th century

Tamamura Kozaburo (1856-1923) | A Japanese silk-bound photograph album | Meiji period, late 19th century

37 Tamamura Kozaburo (1856-1923) | A Japanese silk-bound photograph album | Meiji period, late 19th century

Felice Beato (1832-1909) | Album of photographs of Japan and three panoramas | 1863

38 Felice Beato (1832-1909) | Album of photographs of Japan and three panoramas | 1863

An album of photographs | Attributed to Usui Shuzaburo (active circa 1869-89) | Meiji period, late 19th century

39 An album of photographs | Attributed to Usui Shuzaburo (active circa 1869-89) | Meiji period, late 19th century

Baron Raimund von Stillfried (1839-1911) Uchida Kuichi (active circa 1844-1875) | A group of photographs | Meiji period, late 19th century

40 Baron Raimund von Stillfried (1839-1911) Uchida Kuichi (active circa 1844-1875) | A group of photographs | Meiji period, late 19th century

A collection of photographs, including works by Karl Lewis (b. 1865)

41 A collection of photographs, including works by Karl Lewis (b. 1865)

Sights and Scenes in Fair Japan

42 Sights and Scenes in Fair Japan

An album of photography given to the Equerry of the Prince of Wales in 1921

Ogawa Kazumasa (1860-1929) | Panorama of Matsushima and photographs of the Imperial University of Tokyo | Meiji period, late 19th - early 20th century

43 Ogawa Kazumasa (1860-1929) | Panorama of Matsushima and photographs of the Imperial University of Tokyo | Meiji period, late 19th - early 20th century

Inoue Jukichi (1862-1929) Emma Lasenby Liberty (1845-1920) Herbert G. Ponting (1870-1935) Usui Shuzaburo (active circa 1869-89) | A group of photograph books and an album of photography | Meiji - Taisho period, late 19th - early 20th century

44 Inoue Jukichi (1862-1929) Emma Lasenby Liberty (1845-1920) Herbert G. Ponting (1870-1935) Usui Shuzaburo (active circa 1869-89) | A group of photograph books and an album of photography | Meiji - Taisho period, late 19th - early 20th century

A group of lantern slides

45 A group of lantern slides

Nippon, Japan the Nation in Panorama, a photo album by Kokusai Bunka Shinkokai

46 Nippon, Japan the Nation in Panorama, a photo album by Kokusai Bunka Shinkokai

Kitao Masayoshi (1764-1824) Shiba Kokan (1747-1818) Morishima Churyo (1754-1810) | A Miscellany on the Red-Hairs (Komo zatsuwa) | Edo period, 18th century

47 Kitao Masayoshi (1764-1824) Shiba Kokan (1747-1818) Morishima Churyo (1754-1810) | A Miscellany on the Red-Hairs (Komo zatsuwa) | Edo period, 18th century

Katsuragawa Hoshu (1751–1809)  Hendrik Doeff (1777-1835) | A Compendium of Dutch Writing (Wa-Ran jii) | Edo period, 19th century

48 Katsuragawa Hoshu (1751–1809) Hendrik Doeff (1777-1835) | A Compendium of Dutch Writing (Wa-Ran jii) | Edo period, 19th century