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Seii ryakuron 西醫略論

Description Woodblock printed book, text in Chinese;
Jōhen, zen 上編 全 (book 1) upper volume, complete, 62 pages, with 8 pages of illustrations;
Chūhen, ge 中編 下 (book 3) middle volume, lower section, 62 pages, with 8 pages of illustrations;
Gehen, zen 下編 全 (book 4) lower volume, complete, 22 pages, with 18 pages of illustrations
Created Date 1858
Contributor Benjimin, Bobson (Author) / Guan 管, Maocun 茂村 (Maocai 茂材) (Author/Compiler) / Tokyo: Yorozuya Heishirō 萬屋兵四郎 (Printer) / Miyake Gonsai 三宅艮齋 (Tōjuen 桃樹園; 1817-1868) (Publisher)
Language Japanese
Identifier Local: The Melikian Collection L2011.008.066
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note English title: Abridged Discussion of Western Medicine
Note Dimension: 10 x 6 13/16 in.
Note Benjimin Bobson (He Xin 合信; 1816-1873)
Note Seii ryakuron 西醫略論 is a Japanese reprint of Xi yi lüe lun 西醫略論, a Chinese translation of the original book by Benjimin Bobson. The books in the Melikian collection are three volumes from the four-volume set of Seii ryakuron 西醫略論, reprint of a Chinese version published in Xianfeng 咸豐7 [1857] by Ren ji yi guan 仁濟醫館 in Shanghai.

The publisher of the Japanese reprint, Miyake Gonsai 三宅艮齋, was a surgeon who worked for the Sakura domain, and taught at Tokugawa government’s Institute of Western Medicine. Although Gonsai originally studied Dutch medicine, he was more interested in British and American medical technology.

Book 1 features general remarks and general discussion on medicine, including medication, food, inflammation, ulcer,... (more)
Collaborating Institutions ASU Art Museum / School of Art / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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