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Gujin tushu jicheng
Palace edition of the Chinese imperial encyclopedia Gujin tushu jicheng (1728-1728), printed with moveable type (shelfmark PS. 1). Part of the collection is housed here in Berlin, part in Kraców (see Berlin-Krakau-Projekt)
Mukujokokyo Jishin’in darani
Segment of Mukujokokyo Jishin’in darani 無垢浄光経自心印陀羅尼, which as part of the "Million-Dharani-Pagoda" project was realized to commemorate the second accession to the throne of empress Shotoku in 764. Printed in Nara, Japan, between 764 and 770. Shelfmark: 558000 ROA.
(Link to digitized object)
Peking Ansichten (1864)
Translate me ws CE
Libri sinici
[Translate to Englisch:] LibriSin ...
Wal: Abbildung eines Pazifischen Nordkapers (Eubalaena japonica)
Porträt des Großen Kurfürsten (Friedrich Wilhelm von Brandenburg. 1620-1688)
Shiki hyakuzuchou zukan Autumn Winter Owl
Seoul, aus Daedong yeojido Landkarte von Korea (大東輿地圖 대동여지도) von 1861.
Detail from Gzer-mig
Illustrated page from a Tibetan manuscript entitled Bkav-vdus-pa rin-po-chevi rgyud gzer-mig containing the biography of the legendary founder of Bon, the pre-Buddhist religion of Tibet. Undated manuscript. Call number: Waddell 1 (Link zum Digitalisat )
Zôhyô uma no osaekata
On the picture scroll with the provisional title Zôhyô uma no osaekata (雑兵馬のおさえかた (仮題)) is shown how soldiers on foot are supposed to lead the horses of warriors mounted on horseback, manuscript without year, call number: 562181 ROA
(Link to digitized scroll )
Huayi yiyu
Huayi yiyu 華夷譯語 (Sino-Barbarian vocabulary), 1579, Ms, originally 24 thread-sewn booklets in now six european books. This manuscript has been purchased as part of the Friedrich Hirth collection by the at this time Royal Library in 1890. There are existing only a few not completely identic copies of the glossary worldwide. Call number: Libri sin. Hirth Ms. 1
Link to digitized book
Noneo eonhae
Noneo eonhae 論語諺觧 논어언해 (Korean Translation of the „Analects of Confucius“), Woodblock printing without year. Call number: Libri cor. 12. This title is available in Krakow and was digitized as part of the Berlin-Krakow Project.
Shiki hyakuchô zukan
Detail of the autumn scene in the 2nd scroll of the "Illustrations of One Hundred Birds in the Four Seasons", manuscript of the Genroku period (1688-1704), call number: Libri japon. 448
Link to digitized scroll
Illustrierte Schiffsbaukunde
Minsheng shuishi gebiaozhen xieying zhanshao chuanzhi tushuo 閩省水師各標鎮協營戰哨船隻圖說 (Illustrated manual on shipbuilding designated for the use of the provincial government of Foochow), 1730-1800, four trhead-bound volumes (Libri sin. Hirth ms. 5)
Probably a manual for the officials of Fujian 福建 dealing with the construction and administration of the government fleet. The book contains sixty illustrations of parts of five kinds of ships. It offers many terms relating to shipbuilding.
(Link to digitized book )
Dynastie de Beydjapour (Visapour)
"Dynastie de Beydjapour (Visapour)". Illustration frim: Langlès, Louis Mathieu: Monuments anciens et modernes de l'Hindoustan décrits sous le double rapport archeologique et pittoresque (...). Paris, 1821.
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Murasaki shikibu genji karuta
The picture album Murasaki shikibu genji karuta (紫式部源氏かるた) contains illustrations by Utagawa Kunisada (1823-1180) of the 54 chapters of a parody of the Genji novel, the Nise murasaki inaka genji, colour print 1857, call number: 37647 ROA
(Link to digitized book )
archive of Fritz Weiss
Historical city view of Chongqing, probably 1912
Diwan Alisher Nawa’i
Illustration from the manuscript Diwan Alisher Nawa’i in Chagatai language, a collection of poems by the famous poet Mir Alisher Nawa’i (1441-1501), manuscript of the 19th century, illustration of the 20th centruy, call number: Ms. or. quart. 1570, f. 105v. (Link zum Digitalisat )
Itsukushima
One of the "Eight Views of Itsukushima": "Snow on Mikasa Beach" (御笠浜暮雪) from an early description of the island of Miyajima (Hiroshima Prefecture), the Itsukushima zue printed in 1842 (this copy 1843), call number: 5 B 75023 ROA
(Link to digitized book )
kasimahatmya
Illustration from: Kāśīmāhātmya, jisameṃ Śrīmahādevajīkī purī Śrīkāśījīkā uttamottama māhātmya varṇana kiyāgayā hai. Lakhanaū: Navalakiśora, 1906. The text is part of the Padma-purāṇa and describes Kāśī, the important centre of pilgrimage for Hindus.
(Link to digitized book with OCR-full text in Devanagari and transliteration)