• Kuwaki Collection
    Title Transcription: Kuwaki Collection
    Holding: Central Library
    Volumes: 5,027 books
    Category: Private Collection
    Contents Type: Wahon, Chinese Books, Japanese Books, Western Books
    Subject: Science

Book collection about science history collected by Prof. Kuwaki Ayao (桑木 彧雄, Ayao, 1878-1945).

The collection holds quite important books on science history, like W.Gilbert's "De Magnete"(1600), Delambre's " Histoire de L'astronomie an dix-huitieme Siecle"(1827) and complete works of H.Hertz(1894). It can be said that Prof. Kuwaki started modern style scientific study in Japan.

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Location: 
Semi-Rare Books Room