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 ... and translated from his original manuscript, never before printed, by J.G. Scheuchzer ... ; with the life of the author, and an introduction ; illustrated with many copper plates.
|Main Author:||Kaempfer, Engelbert, 1651-1716.|
|Related Names:||Scheuchzer, John Gaspar 1702-1729.|
London : Printed for the translator, 1727.
Japan > History > To 1868.
Thailand > Description and travel > Early works to 1800.
Japan > Description and travel > Early works to 1800.
Engravings > England > 18th century.
Head and tail pieces; decorative initials.
Added engraved title-page in Latin in v. 1.
Title printed in red and black.
Paged continuously; pagination irregular.
2 v. :
ill., maps ;
35 cm. (fol.)
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