Japanese Maps of the Tokugawa Era

Dai Nihon setsujō sangoku no zenzu


Cover attached; title from cover. Japan, Ryukyus, Ezo and Korea are on different scales, and three lands are depicted with individual parallels and meridians. The preface is dated 丙子ノ麦秋 Hinoene no Bakushū (Fourth Month, Bunka 13); "Hinoene" is "Bunka 13", "Bakushū" is Fourth Month. Insets: (Beans 1816.2) 朝鮮國 Chōsenkoku : (Country of Korea); (Beans 1816.3) 蝦夷國 Ezokuni : (Region of Ezo); (Beans 1816.4) 琉球國 Ryūkyūkoku : (Country of Ryukyu). References: cf. Ramming, 1934, no. 23. Cited in: WSN; 144

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