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The Tale of Genji, 1654 (60 volumes: 54, 3, 1, 1, 1 v.)

[Genji monogatari]
v.1-54, each volume has distinctive subtitle on it [ Catalog record]
Supplement volumes:
v. 55-57, the subtitle is Genji meyasu [ Catalog record]
v. 58, the subtitle is Genji keizu [ Catalog record]
v. 59, the subtitle is Yamaji no tsuyu [ Catalog record]
v. 60, the subtitle is Genji monogatari hikiuta [ Catalog record]

Tale of Genji is often considered as the first great novel in the literature of the world, first partly written by Murasaki Shikibu (b. 978?) in the early 11th century. The edition in the Library of Congress is a complete and well-preserved set including the complete main text (54 volumes) of Tale of Genji, also Meyasu (3 volumes, commentary on key words and phrases in the text, Keizu (genealogy), Yamaji no tsuyu (a sequel to the work by a later author), and Hikiuta (index).

Volume
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Volume 1
[Genji monogatari]: Kiritsubo

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 2:
[Genji monogatari]: Hahakigi

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 3:
[Genji monogatari]:Utsusemi

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 4:
[Genji monogatari]:Yugao

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 5:
[Genji monogatari]: Wakamurasaki

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 6:
[Genji monogatari]:Suetsumuhana

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 7:
[Genji monogatari]: Momiji no ga

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 8:
[Genji monogatari]: Hana no en

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 9:
[Genji monogatari]: Aoi

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 10:
[Genji monogatari]: Sakaki

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 11:
[Genji monogatari]: Hanachirusato

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 12:
[Genji monogatari]: Suma

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 13:
[Genji monogatari]: Akashi

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 14:
[Genji monogatari]: Miotsukushi

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 15:
[Genji monogatari]: Yomogifu

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 16:
[Genji monogatari]: Sekiya

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 17:
[Genji monogatari]: Eawase

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 18:
[Genji monogatari]: Matsukaze

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 19:
[Genji monogatari]: Usugumo

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 20:
[Genji monogatari]: Asagao

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 21:
[Genji monogatari]: Otome

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 22:
[Genji monogatari]: Tamakazura

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 23:
[Genji monogatari]: Hatsune

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 24:
[Genji monogatari]: Kocho

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 25:
[Genji monogatari]: Hotaru

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 26:
[Genji monogatari]: Tokonatsu

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 27:
[Genji monogatari]: Kagaribi

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 28:
[Genji monogatari]: Nowaki

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 29:
[Genji monogatari]: Miyuki

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 30:
[Genji monogatari]: Fujibakama

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 31:
[Genji monogatari]: Makibashira

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 32:
[Genji monogatari]: Umegae

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 33:
[Genji monogatari]: Fuji no uraba

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 34:
[Genji monogatari]: Wakana, jo

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 35:
[Genji monogatari]: Wakana, ge

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 36:
[Genji monogatari]: Kashiwagi

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 37:
[Genji monogatari]: Yokobue

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 38:
[Genji monogatari]: Suzumushi

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 39:
[Genji monogatari]: Yugiri

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 40:
[Genji monogatari]: Minori

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 41:
[Genji monogatari]: Maboroshi

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 42:
[Genji monogatari]: Niounomiya

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 43:
[Genji monogatari]: Kobai

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 44:
[Genji monogatari]: Takekawa

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 45:
[Genji monogatari]: Hashihime

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 46:
[Genji monogatari]: Shiigamoto

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 47:
[Genji monogatari]: Agemaki

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 48:
[Genji monogatari]: Sawarabi

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 49:
[Genji monogatari]: Yadorigi

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 50:
[Genji monogatari]: Azumaya

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 51:
[Genji monogatari]: Ukifune

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Volume 52:
[Genji monogatari]: Kagero

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 53:
[Genji monogatari]: Tenarai

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 54:
[Genji monogatari]: Yume no ukihashi

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Author: Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Volume 55: Genji meyasu, 1
(Commentary on key words and phrases)

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Author: [Kyoto : Yao Kanbe¯, 1654?]
Volume 56: Genji meyasu, 2
(Commentary on key words and phrases)

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Author: [Kyoto : Yao Kanbe¯, 1654?]
Volume 57: Genji meyasu, 3
(Commentary on key words and phrases)

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Author: [Kyoto : Yao Kanbe¯, 1654?]
Volume 58: Genji keizu
(Genealogy)

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Published/Created: [Kyoto : Yao Kanbe¯, 1654?]
Volume 59: Yamaji no tsuyu
(A sequel to the work by a later author),

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Published/Created: [Kyoto : Yao Kanbe¯ kanko¯, 1654?]
Volume 60: Genji monogatari hikiuta
(Index)

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Published/Created: Rakuyo¯ [Kyoto] : Yao Kanbe¯ kanko¯, Jo¯o¯ 3 [1654]