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A rare book
HyunHyunKyung
From the quality of paper, the estimated publication period of HyunHyunKyung is 19th century. The size of the book is 183 x 255 mm (width x length) with 8mm of thickness. The book is made of hanji (Korean traditional paper) and has 78 pages in total including the cover.
The feature of this book is that not only were letters imprinted but the baduk boards were also printed. The book was printed by carving each and every page separately. The baduk stones were stamped with brush covers.
Ki, Kyung, Ku, Kam
The set is consisted of Ki, Kyung, Ku, Kam, a total of 4 volumes in which are recorded 94 games of baduk during the periods of Tien Ming (AD 1781~1788) through Hyung Hwa (: AD 1801~1803). The book size is 18.6cm by 26.8cm (width x length) and published in Year 7 of Mun Hwa (AD 1810).
SinSunKiKyungDaeJun
The book includes referential drawings of 53 set Joseki and 90 initial fuseki. The set is consisted of 3 volumes series is consisted of 3 volumes, volumes 1, 2 and 3. It has a total of 112 headings and its size is 18.2cm by 25cm (width x length). The publication year is Year 10 of (AD 1725). This book is also well-known for its tragic going out of print immediately after objections were raised by Honinbo Dochi.
New HyunHyunKiKyung
In Year 10 of So Hwa (AD 1935), Hashimoto Utaro translated and reorganized the master piece from the ancient times, HyunHyunKiKyung - (joint work of Eom Sa and Ahn Chun Jang-). It is a book of total 226 pages and sized in 17.8cm by 25cm (width x length).
Baduk Encyclopedia
The book which was published by in March 1965 comes with enormous quantity up to 600 pages. It contains everything about baduk stretching over ancient and modern times in a total of 11 categories including baduk terminology, proverbs, dictums, people directory, and book titles thus well deserves the entitlement as an encyclopedia.
100 Years of Baduk Play
The book was written by Yasunaga Hajime, a renowned baduk journalist. It describes periods from Meiji Restoration era to late 70s when Ki-sup Cup was organized. While the book briefly introduces Korea and China, it mainly deals with Japanese baduk history.
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