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Konreishiki (Manuscript, 1886)

Konreishiki (Wedding Ceremony Rules). Illustrated manuscript. Meiji 19 (1886).
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Description — 8vo (23.5 x 16 x 0.5 cm), (40) p. including (13) pages with illustrations, all in black and red ink, Japanese binding (one string cut), hand-painted cover.

Condition — VG (light wear to cover).

Review — A fine, fully manuscripted book of traditions, rules and etiquette concerning high-born Japanese wedding ceremonies in the Edo/early Meiji period, with numerous, sometimes very curious illustrations including female hair styles.

Misc. — x

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