Japanese Maps of the Tokugawa Era

Oranda hinkai no zu Shiba, Kōkan, 1747?-1818


(E 30 - E 175 / N 50 - S 45). Cover attached; cover title: 瀕海圖 Hinkaizu (Chart of lands facing seas). Reproduced in: Mody, pl. 195. The islands of the Indian Ocean and East Indies are shown in detail. Projection: Mercator. In: 和蘭通舶 Oranda tsūhaku. Shows a route from Japan to the Cape of Good Hope.

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