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Acupuncture.- Shuan (Kuto) (Ichihara) Meido Dojinkei Zu, 3 vol., first edition, 3 large folding woodcut anatomical diagrams with woodcut text, original paper wrappers, Japanese paper title-labels, a little rubbed, together in a blue Japanese folding case, Tokyo, Suharaya Mohei, 1840.

⁂ A late-Edo medical work that focuses on the traditional arts of acupuncture and moxibustion. Moxibustion is a traditional Chinese therapy believed to originate in Mongolia, it combines acupuncture and the herb mugwort.

Provenance: Jean Blondelet, collector of Chinese and Japanese medical texts, his sale Tajan, 23 October 2001.

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Acupuncture.- Shuan (Kuto) (Ichihara) Meido Dojinkei

Estimate £2,000 - £3,000May 31, 2018
Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Max Hasler
Modern First Editions and 20th Century Literature
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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