Okigo Jizai (10 books)



Title: Okigo Jizai (10 volumes)
石立稽古 置碁自在 
Author/Editor: Hattori Inshuku (服部因淑)
Publisher: Seireikaku (青黎閣)
Published: 1824 (文政7)
Format: traditionally bound

Vol 1 – 2 stone handicap game openings
Vol 2 – 3 stone handicap game openings
Vol 3 – 4 stone handicap game openings part 1
Vol 4 – 4 stone handicap game openings part 2
Vol 5 – 5 stone handicap game openings part 1
Vol 6 – 5 stone handicap game openings part 2
Vol 7 – 6 stone handicap game openings
Vol 8 – 7 stone handicap game openings
Vol 9 – 8 stone handicap game openings
Vol 10 – 9 stone handicap game openings

With 510 pages and around 500 handicap diagrams, this manual was one of the best sellers written for amateurs of the Edo period. A comprehensive look at the handicap strategies of the past for all handicaps up to nine stones.

For more info on the author, Hattori Inshuku, there is a good article at:
http://www.msoworld.com/mindzine/news/orient/go/history/inshuku.html

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