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Map Edo ōezu, eiri 江戶大絵図, 絵入 /

About this Item


  • Edo ōezu, eiri

Other Title

  • 江戶大絵図, 絵入 /


  • Nakamura, Ichiemon, active 17th century, cartographer.

Created / Published

  • [Tokyo] : [producer not identified], Enpō 6 [1678]


  • -  Real property--Japan--Tokyo--Maps
  • -  Tokyo (Japan)--Maps
  • -  Japan--Tokyo


  • Early maps


  • -  Scale approximately 1:10,000.
  • -  Manuscript map in watercolor, hand colored, wood block print.
  • -  Covers Edo Castle and the surrounding area.
  • -  Cover title.
  • -  Oriented with north to the right.
  • -  Japanese.
  • -  Cadastral map showing landowners.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Vault
  • -  Publication date hand written in note,"延寶六年辰ノ五日吉日."
  • -  Includes distance chart from Nihonbashi, "日本橋ヨリ・かうぢ町 ... 三十二丁."
  • -  Identical map in Tokyo University Collection, publication date on the map, "延寶五丁巳九月吉辰日" Eihō 5 (1677) edition, wood printing, black and white.
  • -  LC copy has ownership stamped: "小澤文庫" (Ozawa Bunko); collector's name detail information inferred from National Institute of Japanese Literature Online Ownership Stamp Database, March 25, 2020, "蔵書印データベース," shows "蔵書印主小沢圭次郎 (おざわけいじろう)," Ozawa Keijirō. DLC


  • 1 map on 2 sheets : hand colored ; 134 x 149 cm, sheets 134 x 75 cm, folded in cover 26 x 17 cm

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G7964.T7G46 1676 .N3


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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • gm71005163

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Nakamura, Ichiemon, Active 17Th Century, Cartographer. Edo Ōezu, Eiri. [Tokyo: producer not identified, Enpō 6, 1676] Map.

APA citation style:

Nakamura, I. (1676) Edo Ōezu, Eiri. [Tokyo: producer not identified, Enpō 6] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Nakamura, Ichiemon, Active 17Th Century, Cartographer. Edo Ōezu, Eiri. [Tokyo: producer not identified, Enpō 6, 1676] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.