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No. 215, December 2017

The NDL Monthly Bulletin No. 679, November 2017 No. 680, December 2017

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No. 680, December 2017 (PDF: 6.45 MB)

  • Book of the month - from NDL collections
    Farewell, Old Fellow! ― Bigot and Wirgman
  • Evidence of censorship during the prewar period discovered in the U.S
  • Rivals in the same "book" ― Comments from censors found in books
  • Travel writing on world libraries:
    Islamic Republic of Iran
  • <Books not commercially available>
    • Yanagimoto Koichi – archivist’s vision
  • <Tidbits of information on NDL>
    • Hoping this tweet finds you wherever you are
  • <NDL Topics>

No. 679, November 2017 (PDF: 6.3 MB)

  • Book of the month - from NDL collections
    An extraordinary man ― Lenin and the Russian Revolution, as seen by man who would later become the prime minister of Japan
  • Materials newly available in the Modern Japanese Political History Materials Room
  • Browsing library materials—A look at documents from medieval Japan, Part 5
    "There’s something wrong with my eyes" ― Birth of the custom of carved seals?
  • Rivals in the same "book" ― Comments from censors found in books
  • A History of Japanese Picture Books ― From picture scrolls to contemporary picture books
  • Travel writing on world libraries:
    Seven Stories: The National Centre for Children’s Books
  • <Tidbits of information on NDL>
    • The many faces of the International Library of Children’s Literature
  • <Books not commercially available>
    • Chiiki joseishi shirizu
  • <NDL Topics>