Settling debts at a merchants house.
University of Otago Library Special Collections - PL 794 L5 1963
London : Chapman & Hall.
A typical scene at a merchant's house during the year-end when all outstanding bills must be settled. One clerk works the abacus, another weighs the silver and a third makes entries in the ledger. Three tradesmen have arrived to present their final accounts for the yEar At the right stands the gate pine (kadomatsu), a traditional New Year's decoration symbolizing longevity and endurance. (Saikaku, 1963, p. 241).
Presented to the Library by Raymond Ward, Dunedin Poet and Art Historian.
The life of an amorous woman : and other writings / by Ihara Saikaku ; edited and translated by Ivan Morris (London : Chapman & Hall, 1963).
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The life of an amorous woman : and other writings.
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