Kaitai Shinsho, the Single Most Famous Japanese Book of Medicine & Geka Soden, an Early Very Important Manuscript on Surgery

Goy Houten: Hes & de Graaf, 2008. First Edition. Quarto; 286pp. Bibliography; Index. Illustrated with over 60 beautiful color reproductions, many from the excessively rare original manuscript of Geka Soden. A Fine, unread copy in publisher's burgundy cloth lettered in gold in illustrated dust jacket. Foreign/expedited shipping additional for this heavy book. Item #19737
ISBN: 9789061944997

A detailed description of the accounts of two very important medical works, the impact of the contents in Japan and their significance worldwide. This work reveals many never noticed details, facts and relations and emphasizes again the importance of bibliographic research. The contents will be of interest for specialists of Japanese culture, medical historians and readers who are interested in Japanese cultural history and who are interested in bibliographical research. The author, Dr. Gabor Lukacs has worked on this book for many years and he very thoroughly researched all the aspects he describes in this work. This book can deservedly be called a magnum opus. (Publisher) Foreign/expedited shipping additional for this heavy book.

Price: $350.00

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