Edo period book publishing from Atariyashita Jihondoiya (的中地本問屋)

tkasasagi
tkasasagi
Feb 3 · 3 min read
Bookstore from Edo period, photo from Edo-Tokyo museum.
Murataya publishing owner gave Ikku weird medicine so he would finish his manuscript.
Woodblock carving process
Using Baren to print each pages.
Baren
Red circle shows how to use Orikura to fold each page.
Checking for page alignment.
Page cutting using knife and wood page template.
Hand-sew book binding.
Fighting over a book is nice. ;)

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PhD Japanese literature + working on Deep Learning + TensorFlow + Keras for Japanese manuscripts.

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