Tamamo-no-mae
Tamamo-no-mae

Here are Nara ehon with beautifully colored illustrations.

The 100th Anniversary Exhibition of Kyoto University Library held in 1999 featured about 90 items of fairy tale books called Otogi zoshi, including Nara ehon with beautifully colored illustrations.

Otogi zoshi is a goup of fairy tales composed during the period from Muromachi Era to the beginning of the Edo Period. It is said that there exist more than 400 kinds of them. Kyoto University holds 136 items of 90 titles in the main library and other department libraries.

ref.) 「お伽草子 -物語の玉手箱- 京都大学附属図書館創立百周年記念公開展示会」(『京都大学所蔵お伽草子目録(解題付)』を収録)