This collection mainly consists of the private collection of Nishida Kanjiro (西田幹治郎), a Han learning (漢学) scholar lived in Setaka, and 30% of the collection consists of the private collection of Yokochi Genbanosuke (横地玄蕃助), a confucianist served under the Yanagawa domain. Main subject of the collection is Neo-Confucianism (朱子学), but books on fortune-telling, medicine and military science are also included.
Accession date: December 6, 1937
Number of Volumes: 413 sets 1886 volumes
Supplier: Azusa Nishida (Stepson of Fukakichi Nishida)
Collection mark: Nothing
Ownership mark: 「西田藏書」「不追拒樓義書之印」「歳寒堂所藏附與明倫堂敬承蘊義塾不敢出他方同門看讀者肅無致孟浪」etc.