Japanese Maps of the Tokugawa Era

[Sekai bankoku chikyū zu] Inagaki, Mitsurō


Polar hemispheres. Manuscript title on verso: 萬國圓備圖 Bankoku enbizu. Part of the title, imprint, and picture of the world people are missing. References: Nihon chizu taisei sekaizu hen (1975), exposition vol., p. 47. Reproduced in: Beans, A list of Japanese maps, (1951), fp. 20; Nihon kochizu taisei sekaizu hen (1975), plate 63. Editor of the original manuscript: Kobayashi Kentei. In the family of Matteo Ricci's map of the world. The original title of this map is "Sekai bankoku chikyu zu." Text above map.

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