East Asian Publishing and Society, No. 5

"The Japanese collection in the Royal Library in Copenhagen, which is fully described in this beautifully produced catalogue, bears witness, like so many other European collections, to the enthusiastic collecting activities of Europeans in Japan in the late nineteenth century.

"The Japanese collection in the Royal Library in Copenhagen, which is fully described in this beautifully produced catalogue, bears witness, like so many other European collections, to the enthusiastic collecting activities of Europeans in Japan in the late nineteenth century.

(…) The 152 entries in this catalogue provide exhaustive details, backed up by illustrations, of one of the lesser known collections of Japanese books in Europe: it is gratifying that many of these have now been properly and thoroughly catalogued and the contents made available to scholars with an interest in the book history of Japan."

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