Michel Collection

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Holding : Medical Library
  • Volumes : 507 documents
  • Category : Private Collection
  • Contents Type : Wahon, Archival Documents, Japanese Books, Western Books
  • Subject : Medical Science




Manuscripts, books and other printed material related to medicine, pharmaceutics, herbology collected by professor emeritus Wolfgang Michel (Michel-Zaitsu), former dean of the Faculty of Languages and Cultures, Kyushu University. The collections comprises a considerable number of unique Japanese manuscripts related to Western medicine in 17th- and 18th-century Japan as well as rare early modern Western prints related to Japanese medicine. Parts of the collection are digitized.

Contents Type:Japanese and Western manuscripts and printed books

Subject:Medicine, pharmaceutics, herbology (Honzōgaku)


Medical Library
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