C1840

[Taxation]

Rare Japanese taxation book with numerous black and white woodblock illustrations. With Kamons (family crests) of Samurai families, details of wealth, rice holdings and military strength for each family. Fukuro toji binding (stitched), Yokohon (size), 188pp, with 188pl. In feudal … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

[Taxation]

Date:

C1840

Author:

Unknown (1794 - 1870)

Condition:

Rubbed, a number of worm holes, minor ageing but otherwise very good.

Technique:

Fukuro toji binding (stitched), Ōbon (size)

Image Size: 

163mm 
x 72mm
AUTHENTICITY
[Taxation] - Antique Print from 1840

Genuine antique
dated:

1840

Description:

Rare Japanese taxation book with numerous black and white woodblock illustrations. With Kamons (family crests) of Samurai families, details of wealth, rice holdings and military strength for each family.

Fukuro toji binding (stitched), Yokohon (size), 188pp, with 188pl.

In feudal Japan taxes were paid in the form of rice and crops. The tax rates were determined through the land survey created by Toyotomi Hideyoshi. An annual tax was assessed according tot he yield of a given plot of land. The principal farmer’s name was registered in the land survey, and that farmer would be held accountable for the land tax. 

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