Book title: Kashiragaki-zouho-kinmou-zui (30 items)

About the kashiragaki-zouho-kinmou-zui

The kashiragaki-zouho-kinmou-zui is a pictorial encyclopedia of the Edo period(1600-1868).

There is the theme for every volume considerably from all the 20 volumes. Specifically, they are "Astronomy", "Geography", "Home", "Person","Body", "Clothes", "Precious article", "Dexterous", "Animal", "Bird", "Marine products", "Insect", "Rice", "Vegetables", "Fruit", "Tree", and "Grass and a flower." I have only "Person" volume, published 1695.

The "Person" volume is drawn on an occupation and status and more. Dress is drawn finely, you can see even old Japanese fashion. Together to have explanatory text is written with the picture, you can also know the situation at that time.