Published in 1774, it consists of four volumes of text and one volume with a separate preface and illustrations. The translation project, which lasted four years from 1771, is described in detail in the memoirs of Sugita Genpaku. The original of this book is "Ontleedkundige Tafelen" (1741), a Dutch translation of "Anatomische Tabellen" written by the German Johann Adam Kulmus in 1722 and translated by Gerardus Dicten of Leiden. Japan's first empirical anatomy book.
In 1754, Toyo Yamawaki, an official physician in Kyoto in the mid-Edo period, who was of the traditional oriental school of medicine but who valued verification, obtained permission from the government to dissect a person who had died in prison in order to verify the internal structure of the human body with his own eyes, doubting Chinese drawings of the human body. This book is a compilation of his records. This item is not new. Please refer to the description-of-item columns and the pictures.
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