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    Nansenbushū bankoku shōka no zu

    Shows the world, based on knowledge from numerous famous Chinese and Japanese classics and Buddhism. Depths shown pictorially. Wood block print. Map and author, Hōtan, listed in Imago Mundi's Review of early cartography, v. 10, 1954. "... prototype of Buddhist world maps." Bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 94-37

    • Contributor: Sōshun
    • Date: 1710
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    Sankai yochi zenzu.

    Scale ca. 1:27,000,000 at the equator. Wood block print, hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows continents and oceans of the world at about 1600. Based on Matteo Ricci's World map which was published in China in 1602. Includes text. At head of text: Chikyū bankoku sankai yochi zenzu setsu. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Nagakubo, Sekisui - Ricci, Matteo
    • Date: 1785
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    Chikyū zenzu.

    Relief shown pictorially. Hand drawn copy of first map on copperplate in Japan. The paper has been authenticated by the Metropolitan Museum as 18th century Japanese paper. Originally published Tōto Shibamon, [Japan] : K. Shiba, 1792. Includes 8 ancillary maps, note, and col. ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 31-82 Vault

    • Contributor: Shiba, Kōkan
    • Date: 1792
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    Sekai daisō no zu.

    LC copy annotated with brush and ink on verso of maps: Dai 24-gō. On verso of map [1]: Shumi Nan'enbudai. On verso of box cover: Bunsei 13 [1830]. Wood block print. Relief shown pictorially. Single set of characters readable as either Japanese or Chinese. Box title. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Zont
    • Date: 1830
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    Sekai bankoku Nihon yori kaijō risū ōjō jinbutsuzu.

    Shows countries of the world, their people, and distances from Japan. Also shows the continents (Asia, Europe, Libya [i.e. Africa], North and South America), the oceans, some capitals, the equator, and the tropics. Pictorial map. Relief shown pictorially. Japanese. Cover title: Sekaizu ichiran. Cover and cover title added of a later date. Wood block print. Includes explanatory notes. LC copy: Hand-drawn and colored anatomical ...

    • Date: 1800
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    Kankai kōro shinzu

    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Kotenseki sōgō mokuroku, 2013-09-11 (環海航路新図 (かんかいこうろしんず), 地図 1枚; 著者: 広瀬包章; 出版事項: 須原屋茂兵衛 他 3, 文久 2). LC copy has "廣瀬氏藏板" stamped. DLC

    • Contributor: Hirose, Hoan - Hirose, Ikk - Hirose, Aishin - Japanese Rare Book Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1862