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The history of Japan, giving an account of the ancient and present state and government of that empire [...] Together with a description of the kingdom of Siam: giving an account of the ancient and present state and government of that empire; of its te...

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Names
Kaempfer, Engelbert (1651-1716) (Author)
Scheuchzer, John Gaspar (1702-1729) (Translator)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1772
Place: London
Publisher: The translator
Library locations
General Research Division
Shelf locator: *OSL+ 86-849
Topics
Japan
Japan -- History -- 17th century
Thailand -- Description and travel
Genres
Books
Illustrations
Botanical illustrations
Scientific illustrations
Maps
Notes
Content: Includes index.
Content: Translation of De beschryving van Japan. Added engraved t.p. in v. 1: Historia imperii Japonici, Germanice scripta ab Engelberto Kaempfero...Londini, Impensis editoris, MDCCXXVII. [1727]
Statement of responsibility: Written in High Dutch by Engelbertus Kaempfer ... ; and translated from his original manuscript, never before printed, by J.G. Scheuchzer ... With the life of the author and an introduction...
Physical Description
Extent: 2 v. (iii, 612, 75 p., 45 leaves of plates) illus., maps. 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG86-B38154
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11023213
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f463f3e0-c6da-012f-8744-58d385a7bc34
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