08. januar 2015

New book: Catalogue of Japanese Manuscripts and Rare Books

By Merete Pedersen
Niass Press 2015

Merete Pedersen, librarian at ToRS, has published this reference work about the Japanese rare book, manuscript and wood cut collection of The Royal Library, Copenhagen. The collection comprises works from late 1700s to early 1900s. The book has 480 pages and is amply illustrated. It is no. 10.1. in the series Catalogue of oriental manuscripts, xylographs, etc. in Danish  collections (COMDC). It has been supported by The Carlsberg Foundation with former head of the Center for Orientalia & Judaica at The Royal Library Stig Rasmussen as editor of the series.

More Information on the NIAS Press website: http://www.niaspress.dk/books/catalogue-japanese-manuscripts-and-rare-books