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Kaempfer, Engelbert 1651-1716

Overview
Works: 471 works in 1,197 publications in 7 languages and 7,385 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Maps  Terminology 
Subject Headings: Historians 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Cartographer, Honoree, Engraver, Contributor, Other, Composer, Printer
Classifications: DS835, 952
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Most widely held works by Engelbert Kaempfer
Kaempfer's Japan : Tokugawa culture observed by Engelbert Kaempfer( Book )

17 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amoenitatum exoticarum politico-physico-medicarum fasciculi V : quibus continentur variae relationes, observationes & descriptiones rerum Persicarum & ulterioris Asiae : multâ attentione in peregrinationibus per universum orientem collectae by Engelbert Kaempfer( Book )

45 editions published between 1712 and 1992 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The present work contains observations on Georgia, Persia, Java, and Japan, Japanese paper-making, details on natural history, the use of amber, tobacco, opium, cannabis, medical subjects, including acupuncture, a long chapter on the Persian date palm, and a catalogue of Japanese plants with their native names. "Aan extremely important work botanically because of Fasciculum V which describes and illustrates the plants of the Orient. Here is pictured for the first time for Western eyes such flowers as the Camelia under its Japanese name 'Tsubaki'". (Hunt). In addition to the botanical observations (which fascinated and were frequently referred to in the fiction of Luis Borges), the work is notable for the illustrations and ebgravings, which include many fine views (of Isfahan, Persepolis), a sea-chart of the Persian Gulf, antiquities, manners and customs, musical instruments, acupuncture needle placement, many of them by F.W. Brundshagen
The history of Japan : together with a description of the kingdom of Siam, 1690-92 by Engelbert Kaempfer( Book )

19 editions published between 1906 and 1969 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geschichte und Beschreibung von Japan, aus den Originalhandschriften des Verfassers by Engelbert Kaempfer( Book )

75 editions published between 1729 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of Japan, together with a description of the Kingdom of Siam, 1690-92 by Engelbert Kaempfer( Book )

7 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exotic pleasures : by Engelbert Kaempfer( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reisen in Nippon; Berichte deutscher Forscher des 17. und 19. Jahrhunderts aus Japan by Herbert Scurla( Book )

26 editions published between 1968 and 1990 in German and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Reisetagebücher by Engelbert Kaempfer( Book )

11 editions published in 1968 in German and Undetermined and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Am Hofe des persischen Grosskönigs 1684-1685 by Engelbert Kaempfer( Book )

15 editions published between 1719 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Histoire naturelle, civile, et ecclésiastique de l'empire du Japon: composée en allemand by Engelbert Kaempfer( Book )

19 editions published between 1729 and 1974 in French and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Icones selectae plantarum, quas in Japonia by Engelbert Kaempfer( Book )

28 editions published between 1791 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geschichte und Beschreibung von Japan by Engelbert Kaempfer( Book )

16 editions published between 1777 and 1982 in German and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phoenix persicus : die Geschichte der Dattelpalme by Engelbert Kaempfer( Book )

6 editions published in 1987 in German and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Date palm, cultural history
Heutiges Japan by Engelbert Kaempfer( Book )

9 editions published in 2001 in German and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De beschryving van Japan, behelsende een verhaal van den ouden en tegenwoordigen staat en regeering van dat ryk ... benevens eene beschryving van het koningryk Siam by Engelbert Kaempfer( Book )

21 editions published between 1729 and 2006 in Dutch and English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geschichte und Beschreibung von Japan by Engelbert Kaempfer( Book )

9 editions published between 1777 and 1982 in German and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Engelbert Kaempfer (1651-1716) erforscht das seltsame Asien by Karl Meier-Lemgo( Book )

4 editions published between 1960 and 1980 in German and Japanese and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Histoire Naturelle, Civile, Et Ecclesiastique De L'Empire Du Japon : Ouvrage enrichi des Plans & des Cartes nécessaires by Engelbert Kaempfer( Book )

16 editions published in 1732 in French and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Kaempfer's Japan : Tokugawa culture observed
Alternative Names
Engelbert Kaempfer Duits ontdekkingsreiziger (1651-1716)

Engelbert Kaempfer German botanist

Engelbert Kaempfer médecin et voyageur allemand

Engelbert Kaempfer naturalista, botanico e medico tedesco

Engelbert Kaempfer naturalista, explorador y médico

Engelbert Kempfer

Kaemfero, Engelberto 1651-1716

Kaempfer, E.

Kaempfer, Engelbert

Kæmpfer, Engelbertus

Kaempfer, Engelbertus 1651-1716

Kaempfer, Engelbrecht.

Kaempfer, Engelbrecht 1651-1716

Kaempfer, Englebert 1651-1716

Kaempferus, Engelbertus

Kaempferus Engelbertus 1651-1716

Kaempffer, Engelbrecht 1651-1716

Kaempher, E. 1651-1716

Kaempher, Engelbert 1651-1716

Kāmbifir, Inǧilbirt 1651-1716

Kämpfer, Engelbert.

Kämpfer, Engelbert 1651-1716

Kämpfer, Engelbertus

Kämpfer, Engelbrecht 1651-1716

Kampfero, Engelberto 1651-1716

Kämpferus, Engelbertus 1651-1716

Kämpffer, Engelbrecht 1651-1716

Kampfir, Ingilbirt 1651-1716

Kampifir, Ingilbirt.

Kampifir, Ingilbirt 1651-1716

Kempfer, Engelbert.

Kempfer, Engelbert 1651-1716

Kempfer, Engelbertus

Kempfer Engelbertus 1651-1716

Kempffer, E. 1651-1716

Kempffer, Engelbert 1651-1716

Kenpern, Engeruberuto 1651-1716

Kenperu, 1651-1716

Kenperu, Engeruberuto.

Kenperu, Engeruberuto 1651-1716

Kœmpfer, Engelbert

Koempfer, Engelbert 1651-1716

Кемпфер Е. 1651-1716

Кемпфер, Энгельберт

Кэмпфер Э. 1651-1716

Энгельберт Кемпфер

إنجلبرت كامبفر، 1651-1716

انگلبرت کمپفر

كمپفر، انگلبرت

کمپفر, انگلبرت.

エンゲルベルト・ケンペル

ケンプェル

ケンペル

ケンペル, 1651-1716

ケンペル, エンゲルベルト

ケンペル, エンゲルベルト 1651-1716

恩格爾貝特·坎普弗爾

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Exotic pleasures :A description of the Kingdom of Siam, 1690