Japanese Maps of the Tokugawa Era

Tōzai Ezo sansen chiri torishirabezu Matsuura, Takeshirō, 1818-1888


each + 2 text sections & index. Covers attached; cover title same as map. Roads and towns indicated. Accompanied by 2 text sections: "The commencement" -- 19 x 107 cm.; "The end" -- 19 x 99 cm. Orientation: South. "The commencement" includes a general index map of Ezo, 15 x 19 cm., with a manuscript overlay showing the sheet numbers in arabic. Reproduced in: 北方領土 Hoppō ryōdo, pl. 55a.b.; Kurita, no. 25 (sections 14, 24). Accompanies: (Beans 1856.12) 天鹽日誌 Teshio nisshi or 東西蝦夷山川地理取調紀行 Tōzai Ezo sansen chiri torishirabe kikō (Diary from Teshio District, or, Account of a trip to study the geographical features of the mountains and rivers in eastern and western Ezo); 北蝦夷餘誌一名陀羅伊加遠呂津古記行 Kita Ezo yoshi ichimei Taraika Orrokko kikō (An additional description of northern Ezo, or Travels in Taraika and Orokko). Cited in: WSN; 267

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