Shoki Nihon Ran, Futsu, Doku, Ro-go Bunkenshu
Collection of early Japanese manuals of Dutch, French, German and Russian
language (covering years 1793-1904)
Publication year: 1985
Text: Multiple languages
35mm positive, 34 reels
Index: 16 pages
Import of Western culture after the Meiji Restoration should not have been completed without experience of Yogaku (洋学), Western studies through Dutch, during the Edo period. This collection includes rare selection of mainly Dutch language, and also books for French, German, and Russian languages.