Japanese Maps of the Tokugawa Era

Ezo Shotō


Scale [ca. 1:645,000] ; (E 4° - E 14° [i.e. E 138° - E 150°] / N 46° - N 41°). Relief shown pictorially. Orientation: south. Prime meridian: Kyoto? Based on surveys made by 伊能忠敬 Inō Tadataka, 1800-1816; map completed by his pupils in Sept. 1821, 3 years after Inō’s death. Some pencil annotations, including scale.

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