Japanese Maps of the Tokugawa Era

Nansen bushū bankoku shōka no zu Hōtan, 1654 -1738


The woodblock used is the same as 1710.4 (Bundaiken's edition) and the printing is not clear, probably issued later. Cf. 1710.4. Cf. 日本古地図大成世界図編 Nihon kochizu taisei, Sekaizu hen (The World in Japanese Maps until the mid-19th Century) 1975, p. 6, exposition volume pl. 6. Text in Chinese, by Zuda Rokashi, a pen-name for the scholar priest, Hotan, founder of the Kigonji Temple in Kyoto. Cf. Ramming, 1934, no. 4; Nakamura, p. 16; Kurita, no. 3; Muroga & Unno, Imago Mundi, XVI.

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