Japanese Maps of the Tokugawa Era

Shinpan Heianjō tōzai nanboku machi narabini [Rakugai no zu]


slipcover Relief shown pictorially. Missing portion of title has been supplied from comparison with similar later maps. The title is "stone print" (white on black background, imitating a stone rubbing). The stamp "Kanda-ke zō" on this map indicates it was owned by Kanda Kiichirō, a famous orientalist in Japan. Cover attached; paper slipcase separate. References: Beans, A list of Japanese maps, Suppl. A, p. 7; Binyon, p. xi [re note on title]; Akioka, 日本地図史 Nihon chizushi, p.129; Akioka, 日本地図作成史 Nihon chizu sakuseishi, p.75. Reproductions: Beans, "Some notes from the Tall Tree Library" Imago Mundi, v. 11 (1954), p. 147; Fujita, 平安京変遷史都市研究附・古地図集 Toshi kenkyū Heiankyō henshenshi, tsuketari kochizushū, plate 4. Cited in: WSN; 4

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