[Library Network] Kyoto University Rare Materials Digital Archive: 12titles including 西夏文華嚴經 and 万国人物図 have been newly released
Xi xia wen hua yan jing (西夏文華嚴經) is a Tangut translation of the Da fang guang fo hua yan jing (大方廣佛華嚴經). Of the 80 volumes, Kyoto University holds volumes 1-5 and 41 in the Graduate School of Letters, and volumes 6-10 and 36 in the Institute for Research in Humanities. Volumes 6-10 and 36 are available at the database 東方學デジタル圖書館, and volumes 1-5 and 41 are now available in the Rare Materials Digital Archive.
“西夏文華嚴經” volume 1
In addition, 10 titles of "Bankoku Jinbutsu zu (万国人物図)", held by the Main Library and the Graduate School of Letters are now available. The "Bankoku jnbutsu zu" is a generic term for illustrated books of ethnography published in the Edo period that depict the characteristics of people around the world. Shijūnikoku jinbutsu zusetsu (四十二国人物図説, Manuscripts from Konoe Collection) by Nisikawa Joken (西川如見), Kaigai jinbutsushū (海外人物輯), Kaigai shotō zusetsu kaisei (海外諸島圖説 改正), Gaiban yōbō zue (外蕃容貌圖画), and other titles were published. It show the changes of the worldviews in early modern Japan.
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|Collection||Record ID||Title||Author||Call No|
|G.S. Letters||RB00033348||[西夏文華嚴經] (存5巻)||東洋史:CXIII/S/17/貴重|
|G.S. Letters||RB00033349||[西夏文華嚴經 卷41]||東洋史:CXIII/S/11/貴重|
|G.S. Letters||RB00033351||外蕃容貌圖画||田川春道撰, 倉田東岳画||地理:J6/2|
|Main Library (Konoe Collection)||RB00008851||四十二国人物図説||西川忠英(如見, 求林斎, 淵梅軒)志||5-80/シ/1貴|
Main Library (Muroga Collection)
|Main Library (Muroga Collection)||RB00033344||畫本異國一覽 3巻||春光園花丸 [著]||室賀/G/87/和1|
|Main Library (Muroga Collection)||RB00033345||海外諸島圖説 改正 後集||蠖屈陳人 [撰], 柳川重信畫||室賀/GA/71/和2|
Main Library (Non-rare Materials)
|Main Library (Non-rare Materials)||RB00033343||萬國人物圖繪||魯文譯, 芳虎画||4-41/ハ/4|
|Main Library (Non-rare Materials)||RB00033346||四十二國人物圖||8-40/シ/1/巻別|
|Main Library (Non-rare Materials)||RB00033347||海外人物輯||永田南溪所藏, 一光齊畫||5-88/カ/6|
As of February 4, 2022, the Digital Archive provides 1,669,087 images of 20,582 titles.
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