Monogatari Bungakusho Shusei
Collection of old tales and the critical works
Original: Possessed by the Seikado Library, Tokyo
Publication year: 1980
35mm positive, 318 reels
Index: 150 pages
Among the antiquarian books of Japanese classics held in the Seikado Library, books related to novelistic literature are selected for this collection. Starting with ancient manuscripts of masterpieces such as Taketori Monogatari, Ise Monogatari and Genji Monogatari, it also includes manuscripts designated as important cultural properties. Many of the books include handwritings of famous philologists from the Edo period.