Keichū, Man’yōshū daishōki
23 vols, formerly in Matsudaira Sadanobu’s collection, Matsudaira Family, Kuwana fief
"Man’yōshū daishōki" is Keichū’s magnum opus. Keichū (1640-1701) was one of the great scholars of the period, a Buddhist priest of the Shingon sect. In many ways, his scholarly approach was perfectly suited to the age.
Japaense Culture Through Rare Books
1789 - 1829
Hanshibon (Height 25.3cm × Width 18.5cm)
Hiragana and Kanji
Keio Institute of Oriental Classics