Japanese Maps of the Tokugawa Era

Kōten zusetsu shōkai. Jō Katōda, Naomasa, active 1824


Cover attached; title from cover. Book on astronomy 昊天圖説 Kōten zusetsu written by Katōda Shihō. 2 maps in 3 books; see separate entry for each map. Vol.1: 3, 20 leaves (46 p.); Vol.2: 39 leaves (78 p.); Vol.3: 33, 5 leaves (76 p.). Two maps in vol. 3: (Beans 1824.1) 亞細亞利未亞歐羅巴墨瓦臘泥加四大州圖 Ajia Ribia Yōroppa Megaranika shidaishū no zu (Map of the four continents of Asia, Lybia, Europe and Magallanica); (Beans 1824.2) 南北亞墨利加二大州之圖 Nanboku Amerika nidaishū no zu (Map of the two continents of South and North America).

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