JAPAN THROUGH WESTERN EYES
Manuscript Records of Traders, Travellers, Missionaries and Diplomats, 1853-1941
Part 10: Japan Manuscripts from the Oriental Manuscripts Collection at the British Library
The Oriental Manuscripts Collection at the British Library is immensely rich. This tenth part provides extensive coverage of Japanese manuscripts held in the collection.
OR 1266 - History of the Mikados
OR 1288 - Journal of a mission to Europe
OR 2158 - Japanese mission to America
OR 2633 - Record of journeys in China and Annan
OR 2635 - Account of Corea, Lin-kin and Yezo
OR 4225 - Police Register for a street in Osaka
OR 4702 - Shoka-fu – Japanese song book
OR 5457 - The murder of the Regent Ini Massuke
Once again, these few examples only hint at the range of material to be found – all of which will help to enrich our understanding of Japan.