Japanese Maps of the Tokugawa Era

Nihon yochi shinzō kōteiki taizen Kokuryūsan.


(E 126° -E 142° / N 43° -N 25° ). Area covered: Southern tip of Hokkaido, main islands and various islands off Kyushu, such as Tsushima, Iki, Goshima, Hiyato, and tip of Korea. Orientation: east, but with Kyushu reversed. Stylized strip map to show places along major highways, with pictorial insets of Edo, Kyoto, Osaka, and Uji. Title and legend precede map (13.2 x 34.2 cm.). Inset (following main map): [Central Kyoto, showing points of interest and distances from Sanjo Bridge]. -- 13.2 x 14 cm. -- Portion on left missing. Shows main highways, towns, points of interest, coastal routes. Covers attached; cover title: 新増日本道中[行程記]全 Shinzō Nihon dōchū [kōteiki] zen (Newly enlarged complete itinerary map of Japan); part of title worn off label.

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