Japanese Special Collection

The Japanese Special Collection includes:

  • About 15 titles (20 volumes) of pre-Meiji (pre-1867) watoji bon (books in Japanese binding) and wakoku bon kanseki (classical Chinese titles printed in Japan).
  • About 20 titles (40 volumes) of special books and non-book materials produced after 1868, mostly in the areas of art and graphic design and military publications.
  • Staff photo for Mitsutaka Nakamura.


    East Asian Library
    Mitsutaka Nakamura
    Job Title
    Japanese and Korean Studies Librarian
    Phone Number
    (314) 935-5155
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