Pronunciation: Namba Senki
MATERIAL: Hand-Written/Painted
TYPE: Book
DIMENSIONS: 8 X 10 3/4 inches (closed)
COMPONENTS: 57 pages; 9 have hand-painted sketches; original covers & title slip; contents complete
CONDITION: stains, fair shape for the age.
ITEM ID: 2699
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Battle of Osaka Manuscropt Book

PRONUNCIATION: Namba Senki
DATE
Year: 1615
Decade: 1610s
Century: 17th (1601-1700)
Notes: Edo

Japanese hand-painted manuscript book: Battle of Osaka or Namba Senki ( A Chronicle of Namba; Namba is an alias of Osaka).

On June 3, 1615 the Eastern Army of Tokugawa Ieyasu and the Osaka Army of Toyotomi Hideyori clashed in battle at Dōmyōji (道明寺の戦い; Dōmyōji no tatakai), Osaka. This battle was one of Japan’s major historical battles between samurai forces. This battle was one of a number of battles that took place during the Summer Campaign of the Siege of Osaka that led up to the fall of Osaka to the forces of Tokugawa and the death of Toyotomi Hideyori.