Kaitai shinsho
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For much of the Tokugawa period (1600-1868), the Japanese had contact with the West only via Dutch traders in the port of Nagasaki. This small presence contributed to the development of studies of Western science and learning known as Rangaku—literally, "Dutch learning." This volume is a translation of Tabulæ Anatomicæ in ouibus corporis humani omniumque ejus partium structura et usus brevissime explicantur, by the Dutch scholar, Johann Adam Kulmus (1689-1745).

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Kaitai shinsho
[New Book of Anatomy]. Translated by Sugita Genpaku and others. Edo: Suharaya Ichibe, 1774.
From the William Elliot Griffis Collection
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