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Illustrations of Japan, consisting of private memoirs and anecdotes of the reigning dynasty of the Djogouns, or Sovereigns of Japan, a description of the feasts and ceremonies observed throughout the year at their court, and of the ceremonies customary at marriages and funerals: to which are subjoined, observations on the legal suicide of the Japanese, remarks on their poetry, an explanation of their mode of reckoning time, particulars respecting the Dosia powder, the preface of a work by Confoutzee on filial piety, &c. &c

Illustrations of Japan, consisting of private memoirs and anecdotes of the reigning dynasty of the Djogouns, or Sovereigns of Japan, a description of the feasts and ceremonies observed throughout the year at their court, and of the ceremonies customary at marriages and funerals: to which are subjoined, observations on the legal suicide of the Japanese, remarks on their poetry, an explanation of their mode of reckoning time, particulars respecting the Dosia powder, the preface of a work by Confoutzee on filial piety, &c. &c
  • Title: Illustrations of Japan, consisting of private memoirs and anecdotes of the reigning dynasty of the Djogouns, or Sovereigns of Japan, a description of the feasts and ceremonies observed throughout the year at their court, and of the ceremonies customary at marriages and funerals: to which are subjoined, observations on the legal suicide of the Japanese, remarks on their poetry, an explanation of their mode of reckoning time, particulars respecting the Dosia powder, the preface of a work by Confoutzee on filial piety, &c. &c
  • Author: Titsingh, Isaac, 1744-1812
  • Number of pages: 382 pages
  • Language: English
  • Topics: Geography, Japan

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