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Acupuncture illustration from Amoentitatum exoticarum

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Title:
Acupuncture illustration from Amoentitatum exoticarum
Description:
Some of the best descriptions and illustrations of acupuncture and moxibustion appear in the work of Englebert Kaempfer who traveled in Japan in the early 1690s. Excerpt and engraving about acupuncture from Englebert Kaempfer's Amœntitatum exoticarum politico-physico-medicarum fasciculi v quibus continentur….
Creator:
Kaempfer, Engelbert, 1651-1716
Date:
1712
Location:
Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine)
Collection (local):
Boston Medical Library
Boston Medical Library Rare Books Collection (21.A.301)
Series:
Boston Medical Library
Subjects:
Engravings (prints)
Excerpts
Kaempfer, Engelbert, 1651-1716
Acupuncture
Extent:
excerpt (1 page) and 1 engraving
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Publisher:
H.W. Meyeri
Notes:
Received in exchange from the Library of Congress by the Boston Medical Library, 1915
Language:
Latin
Identifier:
DigID0002537