Japanese Maps of the Tokugawa Era

Dai Nihon kairozu. Jō

Description

Cover attached; title from cover. Castles and provinces indicated. Contents: 浦邊順覧東海路之圖 Urabe junran Tōkairo no zu (Chart of eastern sea routes [the Pacific], Matsumae to Edo); 南洋湊方角之圖 Nanyō minato hōgaku no zu (Chart of Edo to Ōsaka, by Saikichi on Aizenmaru ship, Hōreki 2 [1752]; 浦邊順覧西海路之圖 Urabe junran saikairo no zu (Chart of western sea routes, Ōsaka to Nagasaki); 北海湊方角之圖 Hokkai minato Hōgaku no zu (Chart of Japan Sea route from Shimonoseki to Matsumae) by Aizenmaru ship, Meiwa 4 [1767]. The latter three charts are reproduced in Kurita’s 日本古版集成 Nihon kohan shūsei, pl. 77, 78, 79; 南洋湊方角之圖 Nanyō minato hōgaku no zu reproduced in 日本古地図大成 Nihon kochizu taisei, pl. 120. Copyright purchased 天保 (Tenpō) 5 [1834]; revised edition published in 天保 (Tenpō) 13 [1842]. Vol. 1 has four extensions (two on either side) on panels 6, 8 and 9; panel 8 has Mt. Fujiyama; vol. 2 panel 11 overlaps panel 12 like an extension. Cited in: WSN; 314

Item Media

Item Citations and Data

Rights

Images provided for research and reference use only. Permission to publish, copy, or otherwise use these images must be obtained from Rare Books and Special Collections: http://rbsc.library.ubc.ca