MATERIAL: Woodblock Printed
TYPE: Print Book
DIMENSIONS: 3 X 6 1/3 inches (closed)
COMPONENTS: 120 pages; Original covers & title slip; contents complete
CONDITION: fine impressions
ITEM ID: 2603

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Samurai Directory of Crests, Wealth & Land Holdings

DATE
Year: 1764
Decade: 1760s
Century: 18th (1701-1800)
Notes: Horeki 14

Japanese woodblock print book, Samurai Directory of Family Crests, Wealth, and Land Holdings, with Samurai “mon”(Family Crests) and wealth listings of land and rice holdings. There are also listings of politicians and families close to the Shogun. This is a directory of the most important families of the time; families that would be called upon to support the Shogun, both financially and militarily.