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YI CHAE (YI JAE): - [KOREA] Sarye p'yllam (Easy Manual of the Four Rites). Eight parts (kwn) in four volumes. Korea, no place (Suwn?) 1844.

. Large 8vo. (19.5 x 26.5 cm). Lvs 60, 82, 88, 67 double folded in the Oriental style. Woodblock-printing text with some illustrations. Partly with some staining. Original yellow wrappers with mss titles on upper covers, some minor wear and fading. First edition (?). Sarye p'yllam is a practical guide recording rites and ceremonies based on Neo-Confucianism by the famous Korean scholar Yi Chae of Yi Jae (1680-1746) known by his courtesy name Toam. Rare. According to the preface by Cho Yin-Yng, the book was finalised by his grandson Yi Ch'ae (1745-1820) and was first printed by the latter's son Yi Kwang-jng (Yi Gweang-jeong) presumably in 1844 at Suwn where he was serving as governor. Cf. Fang, Chaoying: "The Asami Library: A Descriptive Catalogue" no. 4.48. See Courant, Bibl. corenne, no. 1068, for full description of contents.
EUR 2200.00 [Appr.: US$ 2679.31 | £UK 1892.5 | JP 283810] Booknumber: 121058

Total: EUR 2200.00 [Appr.: US$ 2679.31 | £UK 1892.5 | JP 283810]

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