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Kaempfer, Engelbert[ケンペル] The history of Japan. [日本誌 英語版] 1727

<I>The history of Japan.</I>
<span class=jpn>[日本誌 英語版]</span>

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THE HISTORY of JAPAN, GIVING An Account of the ancient and present STATE and GOVERNMENT of that EMPIRE; OF Its Temples, Palaces, Castles and other Buildings; OF Its Metals, Minerals, Trees, Plants, Animals, Birds and Fishes; OF The Chronology and Succession of the EMPERORS, Ecclesiastical and Secular; OF The Original Descent, Religions, Customs, and Manufactures of the Natives, and of their Trade and Commerce with the Dutch and Chinese. Together with a Description of the Kingdom of Siam. Written in High-Dutch by ENGELBERTUS KAEMPFER, M. D. Physician to the Dutch Embassy to the Emperor's Court; and translated from his Original Manuscript, never before printed, by J. G. SCHEUCHZER, F. R. S. and a Member of the College of Physicians, London. With the Life of the Author, and an Introduction. ILLUSTRATED with many COPPER PLATES, VOLUME I [-II].


LONDON: Printed for the TRANSLATOR, MDCCXXVII [1727].

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VOLUME. I.: (16), [i]-lii, [1]-[392], (4) pp. 2to. (355×230mm)
VOLUME. II.: (4), 393-612, [1]-75,(13)pp. 2to. (355×230mm)


spine title: HISTORY OF JAPAN
binding: leather, round back
condition: reading copy


[DS/835/Ka] (000129031)


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