First  cover of 'DE BESCHRIJVING VAN JAPAN.'

DE BESCHRIJVING VAN JAPAN.

Kaempfer, Engelbert.

500 pp.; illus., index, biblio.. Text: Dutch. Franeker, 2000. Cloth. Facsimilé of the 1733 edition.

book nr. 5003                 € 95,00

Mr. Kaempfer's (1651-1716) account of his stay in Japan (1690-1692). A standard work on Japan until the middle of the nineteenth century, and even today it is still a gold mine for historians of Japan in the Tokugawa period. First published in English in