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Map Chikyū zenzu 地球全圖 / / Chikyūzu

About this Item


  • Chikyū zenzu

Other Title

  • 地球全圖 /
  • Chikyūzu


  • Shiba, Kōkan, 1738?-1818.

Created / Published

  • Tōto Shibamon : Shiba Kōkan Shun, Kansei 4 [1792?]


  • -  Earth (Planet)


  • World maps
  • Manuscript maps
  • Early maps
  • Maps


  • -  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
  • -  "寬政壬子春二月日本銅板創製東都芝門司馬江漢峻寫并刻."


  • 1 map : ms., col. ; 2 hemispheres each 42 cm. in diam., on sheet 55 x 89 cm., folded in covers 28 x 22 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3200 1792 .S5


  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 85697416

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Shiba, Kōkan, 1738?-1818. Chikyū Zenzu. [Tōto Shibamon: Shiba Kōkan Shun, Kansei 4 ?, 1792] Map.

APA citation style:

Shiba, K. (1792) Chikyū Zenzu. [Tōto Shibamon: Shiba Kōkan Shun, Kansei 4 ?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Shiba, Kōkan, 1738?-1818. Chikyū Zenzu. [Tōto Shibamon: Shiba Kōkan Shun, Kansei 4 ?, 1792] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.