Posted by Horst Graebner (184.108.40.206) on May 22, 2021 at 10:06:23:
In Reply to: Looking for info on ehon blocks posted by Jenette Sellin on May 22, 2021 at 04:28:04:
The Union Catalog of Early Japanese Books lists 31 editions of the Konjaku Monogatari.
Your edition is number 13 there.
A direct link is not possible. Go to this page: http://base1.nijl.ac.jp/infolib/meta_pub/G0001401KTG
Switch to “English” and enter the kanji “今昔物語“ (without spaces) in the search field “title”.
On the following page click on number 13.
On the next page you can scroll down: the holdings in libraries of the title are listed.
No. 3 has illustrations from 30 volumes. Your first plate is from volume 30 and the second from volume 17. The first page (vol. 30) is here http://base1.nijl.ac.jp/iview/Frame.jsp?DB_ID=G0003917KTM&C_CODE=SA4-0093&PROC_TYPE=ON&SHOMEI=%E4%BB%8A%E6%98%94%E7%89%A9%E8%AA%9E%E9%9B%86&REQUEST_MARK=%E3%82%B5%EF%BC%94%EF%BC%8D%EF%BC%99%EF%BC%93%EF%BC%8D%EF%BC%91%EF%BD%9E%EF%BC%93%EF%BC%90&OWNER=%E5%9B%BD%E6%96%87%E7%A0%94&BID=&IMG_NO=621
However, a year of publication is not given.
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