Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Smith-Plimpton East Asian Collection, circa 700-1937

Series: Japanese, Books and Manuscripts

The series comprises of Japanese books collected by Smith and Plimpton. The wide range of subjects covered in the books include: Bibliography, Arithmetic and Mathematics, Japanese Mathematics, Abacus, Astronomy, Calendar, Surveying, Economics, Education, Religion, Art and Calligraphy, Language and Literature.

Some items have been individually cataloged. The information in this series came from The David Eugene Smith collection of works in Japanese on Japanese mathematics, by Miwa Kai, 1986.

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