MATERIAL: Hand-Written/Painted
TYPE: Book (Set)
DIMENSIONS: 8 X 11 inches (closed)
COMPONENTS: 3 volumes; 606 pages, 80 of which have fine maps, plans, & illustrations.
CONDITION: Original covers & title slips, contents complete.
NOTES: One of the finest and most detailed hand painted and hand written manuscript Samurai warfare sets I have owned. Outstanding and original.
ITEM ID: 2030

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Samurai Castle Plans, Fortifications and Battle Tactic

DATE
Year: 1845
Decade: 1840s
Century: 19th (1801-1900)
Notes: Koka 2

Japanese manuscript book set of Castle Plans, Fortifications, and Battle Tactics, with maps and plans. A manuscript military set compiled by a Samurai just a decade before Perry’s arrival in the Black Ships, an event that would start to bring an end to the Samurai warrior class.