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Itemized Book of the Ancient China History

UnknownJoseon Dynasty, 1502

Horim Museum

Horim Museum

Zizhitongjiangangmujilan, Itemized Book of the Ancient China History is a handbook of Zizhitongjiangangmu, which explains its difficult and vague phrases and organizes its historical events in chronological order. The exhibit was published by using the metal type, Gyechukja, which was made in 1493 (the 24th year of King Seongjong's reign). Gyechukja type was organized, based on the types of 《Zizhitongjiangangmu, which was newly published during the Ming Dynasty of China at the time. As the printed books in such type are difficult to find, this is a very precious, rare book.

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  • Title: Itemized Book of the Ancient China History
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: Joseon Dynasty, 1502
  • Physical Dimensions: w21 x d32 cm
  • Provenance: Horim Museum
  • Type: Book

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