Japanese Maps of the Tokugawa Era

Tōkaidō michiyuki no zu


Scale not given. Dimensions include text along right side, which gives inn rates and other information of interest to traveller, including transportation fees. It is possible that the publisher's name has been cut off from the margin at the left side. This is probably a later edition of a map with the same title published by Fushimiya, Teramachi Sakamoto in Kanbun 6 (1654); see Beans [1666.22]; see also Akioka, 日本地図史 Nihon chizushi, p. 135, and his 日本地図作成史 Nihon chizu sakuseishi, p. 86. Cover attached. Orientation: West (Kyoto at top, Edo at bottom). Cited in: WSN; 9

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