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 MANUFACTURERS OF THE NATIVES AND OF THEIR TRADE AND COMMERCE WITH THE DUTCH AND CHINESE. TOGETHER WITH A DESCRIPTION OF THE KINGDOM OF SIAM. Englebert Kaempfer, J. G. Scheuchzer.
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 MANUFACTURERS OF THE NATIVES AND OF THEIR TRADE AND COMMERCE WITH THE DUTCH AND CHINESE. TOGETHER WITH A DESCRIPTION OF THE KINGDOM OF SIAM
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 MANUFACTURERS OF THE NATIVES AND OF THEIR TRADE AND COMMERCE WITH THE DUTCH AND CHINESE. TOGETHER WITH A DESCRIPTION OF THE KINGDOM OF SIAM
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 MANUFACTURERS OF THE NATIVES AND OF THEIR TRADE AND COMMERCE WITH THE DUTCH AND CHINESE. TOGETHER WITH A DESCRIPTION OF THE KINGDOM OF SIAM
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 MANUFACTURERS OF THE NATIVES AND OF THEIR TRADE AND COMMERCE WITH THE DUTCH AND CHINESE. TOGETHER WITH A DESCRIPTION OF THE KINGDOM OF SIAM

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 MANUFACTURERS OF THE NATIVES AND OF THEIR TRADE AND COMMERCE WITH THE DUTCH AND CHINESE. TOGETHER WITH A DESCRIPTION OF THE KINGDOM OF SIAM

Kyoto: Koseikaku, 1929. Facsimile Edition, #41/150. Folio, [xiv], lii, 392, [20 plates], [4]; 393-612, 75, [6], 11, [4] [25 plates] pages; VG; bound in full brown calf, paneled spine with morocco label and gilt titling, gilt stamping to compartments; newly rebacked with spine and boards preserved; Housed in original G cardboard slipcase, some wear and rubbing; with 45 plates; two volumes, bound as one; upper fore corner of xxi with small repair; small sticker to ffep; Facsimile Edition, #41/150; JS consignment; shelved above case 4.

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NOTES

Originally published in 1727 after Kaempfer's death in 1716, it was the chief source of information on Japan's political, social and physical state in the 17th century for over a hundred years;