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    Tōkaidō bunkenzu : 1-bu o motte 1-chō ni ateru.
    東海道分間絵図 | Tōkaidō bunken emaki
    Shows road between Edo (Tokyo) to Kyoto. Pictorial map. Relief shown pictorially. Title from title piece mounted on scroll. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Orientation varies. Worm holes in the map. Stamped on: Kantōkaku [?]; possibly owned by Matsudaira Yorihiro, 1703-1763. Not listed in Kokusho sōmokuroku and Kotenseki sōgō mokuroku; Kokusho sōmokuroku v. 6, p. 14 (Tōkaidō bunken ezu, 5-jō; variants: Tōkaidō kōmoku bunken no zu,...
    • Date: 17??

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    Numazuhon-machi, Higashimakado-mura, tou-son ohayashi ōzakai ...
    沼津本町間門当村御林大境繪圖。
    Scale not given. Manuscript; watercolor and ink. Relief shown pictorially. Lower left corner: Nanushi Jōzaemon, Kumigashira Yūemon, Chōemon. Stamped on: Sasno Bunko. Shows corporate ownership of agriculture and forest property around Numazu. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1786
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    Nansenbushū bankoku shōka no zu
    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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    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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    [Nihon yochi rotei zenzu. Scale 1:1,296,000. Woodblock print. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown pictorially. Japanese. LC copy annotated in black ink. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Nagakubo, Sekisui
    • Date: 1779
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    Chōsen hachidō no zu : 5-mai no uchi, betsuni setsuari. Shows South and North Korea as a whole. Possibly copied from original manuscript map: Chōsen hachidō no zu by Hayashi Shihei; published by Suharaya, Ichibē Edo, 1785. Panel title. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "Baian zōsho no in " seal at the top right corner. Gift; G. Blair McCune; Shannon Wagner; Antoinette Bement;...
    • Contributor: Hayashi, Shihei
    • Date: 1785
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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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    Sangoku tsūran yochi rotei zenzu Shows Japan, Korea, coast of China, and Ryūkyū Islands. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title from title piece mounted on cover. Worm holes in the map. Coordinates in Japanese on map of Sangoku tsūron zusetsu. "Chōsen, Ryūkyū narabini Karafuto ... " Kotenseki, v. 1, p. 391 (under Sangoku tsūron zusetsu, author, Hayashi Shihei, [suppl.] chizu, completed Tenmei 5 [1785]; Sangoku tsūran yochi rotei zenzu). Available also...
    • Contributor: Hayashi, Shihei
    • Date: 1785
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    [Settsu no Kuni meisho saiken ezu. Scale ca. 1:50,000. Title from label on case. Wood block print. Relief shown pictorially. Japanese. Includes text and distance chart. Vault AACR2: 651
    • Contributor: Seichikudō Mitsukiyo
    • Date: 1748
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    [O-Edo ōezu. Scale ca. 1:8,000. Cover title: [Edo goōezu] Wood block print. Oriented with north to the right. Japanese. Cadastral map showing landowners. Includes text, distance chart, and inset of Honjo. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 651/2
    • Contributor: Hayashi, Yoshinaga
    • Date: 1747
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    [Edo zu] Ransen Kitai Senryō zu. Scale 1:18,000. Wood block print. Title supplied. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. Cadastral map showing landowners. Designed to be colored. LC copy not colored. Inset: Honjo Oyokogawa yori higashi. Vault AACR2: 650; 700
    • Contributor: Kiati, Senry
    • Date: 1746
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    Chūko keishi naigai chizu : Hakushū [i.e. Kōshū] shoyo senbu. Shows temples, shrines, palaces, mansions, etc. in Kyoto. Japanese. Pen-and-ink and watercolor, probably by Mori Kinsai. Sesshū Higashinari-gōri Shitennōji, Osaka, Mori Kinsai Kōan. Copy has "Keiin Geisō"[?] stamped. Includes text. Acquisitions control no. 96-11b
    • Contributor: Mori, Kinsai
    • Date: 1750
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    Kyōto ōezu. Scale not given. Cover title. Wood block print. "Jōkyō 3-nen [1686] kaihan." Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map. Shows selected landowners and points of interest. Includes text and distance chart. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 651/2
    • Contributor: Hayashi, Yoshinaga
    • Date: 1741
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    Amakusamaru e.
    天草丸繪.
    Ms. map, copied by Fujiwara Masaari, dated Anʼei 2 [1773]. Title from postscript. Colored map on top 3/4; text at bottom 1/4. Map originally painted on a sheet with 5 panels pasted together and lined; images misaligned probably in re-pasting. Not listed in Kokusho sōmokuroku; Kotenseki sōgō mokuroku. Nihon jōkaku taikei, 1980: v. 17, p. 208 (under Nagasaki-ken, ezu: Haranoshiro kōi no zu, Haranoshiro...
    • Date: 1773
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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. Vault
    • Contributor: Nagakubo, Sekisui
    • Date: 1785
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    Nansenbushū bankoku shōka no zu / Shows the world, based on knowledge from numerous famous Chinese and Japanese classics and Buddhism. Relief 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." "Oriental coll. misc. #11"--On the box. Includes text. Bibliography.
    • Contributor: Sōshun
    • Date: 1710
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    Edo ōezu /
    江戶大繪圖 /
    Title from title piece mounted on case. Within single border (134.8 x 176.3 cm.). LC copy extensively wormed, with loss of text, but repaired. LC copy imperfect: title piece probably lost (or new cover replaced) Transferred from Asian Division 4/19/2006. 3469 Tokugawa jidai shuppansha shuppanbutsu shūran, p. 121 (under 須原屋茂兵エ ... 江戶; 江戶大絵図・温清軒・正徳中 [1711-1716]). Kotenseki sōgō mokuroku, v. 1, p. 87 (2 entries under...
    • Contributor: Onseiken
    • Date: 1711
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    Ryūkyū sanshō narabini sanjūrokutō no zu /
    Ryūkyū sanshō narabini 36-tō no zu
    Shows Ryukyu Islands and 36 surrounding islands. Relief shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Worm holes in the map. Stamped on verso: July 23 1934. Kotenseki, v. 1, p. 391 (under Sangoku tsūran zusetsu, author, Hayashi Shihei, [suppl.] chizu, completed Tenmei 5 [1785]; Ryūkyū sanshō narabini sanjūrokutō no zu). Transferred from Asian Division; possibly a gift from Frederick Starr. One of 4 ms. maps of...
    • Contributor: Hayashi, Shihei
    • Date: 1785
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    [Kyūshū no zu. Scale ca. 1:250,000. Title supplied. Manuscript. Relief shown pictorially. Japanese. Shows fiefs by color and important routes. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1700
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    Ezokoku zenzu /
    Ezokoku no zu
    Shows the isle of Yezo, Hokkaido. Relief shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Worm holes in the map. "Yezo-koku no zu" hand-written with brush on cover. Includes text. Kotenseki, v. 1, p. 391 (under Sangoku tsūran zusetsu, author, Hayashi Shihei, [suppl.] chizu, completed Tenmei 5 [1785]; Ezokoku zenzu). Transferred from Asian Division; possibly a gift from Frederick Starr. One of 4 ms. maps of Japan...
    • Contributor: Hayashi, Shihei
    • Date: 1785
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    Sanshū hachigun chiri no zu
    三州八郡地理之圖 / | San-shū hachi-gun chiri no zu | Kaigyoku Mikawa shū chiri zukan | Kaigyoku Mikawa no Kuni chiri zukan
    Map covers Mikawa province (Mikawa no Kuni) including eight districts of the province. Relief shown pictorially. Map showing highways including the Tokaidō road, and settlements and courier stations, shrines, forests, ports, bay of the south of the province illustrated in detail. Publication date probably early 18th century. Identical map (LCCN; gm 71005095) except coloration cataloged separetely. Wood block print, hand colored. Pictorial map. Includes...
    • Contributor: Gankei, Sanjin
    • Date: 1700
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    Kyō ōezu. Scale not given. Title from label on case. Wood block print. Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map. Shows selected landowners and points of interest. Includes text. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 651/2
    • Contributor: Hayashi, Yoshinaga
    • Date: 1716
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    Munintō daishō hachijūyosan no zu : honmyō Ogasawarajima to iu /
    Munintō no zu, furoku
    Shows Bonin Islands. Relief shown pictorially. Title from title piece mounted on cover. "Mujintō no zu " hand-written with brush on cover. Kotenseki, v. 1, p. 391 (under Sangoku tsūran zusetsu, author Hayashi Shihei, [suppl.] chizu, completed Tenmei 5 [1785]; Munintō no zu, furoku, also Munintō daishō hachijūyosan no zu, honmyō Ogasawarajima to iu). Transferred from Asian Division; possibly a gift from Frederick Starr....
    • Contributor: Hayashi, Shihei
    • Date: 1785
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    Shimotsuke kyūgun. Scale not given. Wood block print. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. Stamped on: Ichimura Masaji tosho. Includes descriptive list of counties in Shimotsuke. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1700
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    Shimpan Edo ezu / Scale 1:18,000; 1 bu 30 ken. Wood block print, hand colored. LC copy imperfect: Has worm holes. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. Cadastral map showing selected landowners. Inset: Honjo Ōyokogawa yori higashi no ezu. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Koōsai Gyokka
    • Date: 1760
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    [Edo zukan kōmoku. Scale ca. 1:8,000. Wood block print, hand colored. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. Japanese. Cadastral map showing landowners. Shows Edo during the Genroku period (1688-1703). Includes text, inset of Kameido district, and list of daimyō and landlords. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 650/2; 651/3
    • Contributor: Ishikawa, Toshiyuki
    • Date: 1703
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    Oranda shinʾyaku chikyū zenzu. Scale ca. 1:80,500,000. Wood block print, hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text. AACR2: 100; 650
    • Contributor: Hashimoto, Sōkichi
    • Date: 1796
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    [Maizuru O-Edo ezu. Scale ca. 1:24,000. Cover title. Wood block print. Oriented with north to the right. Japanese. Cadastral map showing landowners. LC copy annotated in black ink. Includes distance chart. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 651/2
    • Contributor: Shinagawaya, Kyūsuke
    • Date: 1700
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    [Suruga no Kuni zu. Scale not given. Title supplied. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Japanese. Label attached to map: A. Copy of 'Genroku map.' (280 years ago). Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1703
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    Tamba no Kuni ōezu / Scale not given. Cover title. Wood block print. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown pictorially. Stamped on: Majima bunko. Includes distance chart and list of local products. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Yano, Sadatoshi
    • Date: 1799
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    Shūchin miyako saiken no zu. Shows temples, mansions, and roads in Kyoto. Pictorial map. Relief shown pictorially. Orientation varies. "Heianjō no ki" "Dairi no ki" and "Miyako rinsen meisho no ki": was probably handwritten by Katayama Gyokusendō, and added at the end of v. 1 of "Shūchin miyako saiken no zu". Cf. Postscript by the author, Katayama Gyokusendō, with his written seal. One double leaves, folded accordion style (orihon)....
    • Contributor: Katayama, Gyokusend
    • Date: 1779
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    Yamashiro meishōshi zu, Kii-gun.
    Kii-gun
    Shows Kii in Kyoto area. Selected buildings shown pictorially. Relief shown pictorially. Cover title. Oriented with north to the left. Pen-and-ink. Suppl. to: Yamashiro meishōshi / Ōshima Takeyoshi (1711) Cf. Kotenseki sōgō mokuroku. Acquisitions control no. 96-11m
    • Contributor: Ōshima, Takeyoshi
    • Date: 1711
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    Kyōhō jūnen Yonezawa jōka ezu / Cadastral map showing ownership. Facsim. of ms. map in brush-and-ink. Panel title. Authorship attributed to Iwase Masaoki, dated 1725. Explanatory notes on verso.
    • Contributor: Iwase, Masaoki
    • Date: 1725
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    [Honjo Fukagawa saiken zu. Scale ca. 1:3,000. Wood block print, hand colored. Oriented with north to the left. Japanese. Cadastral map showing landowners. Includes tide table. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 650/2; 651/3; 651/4
    • Contributor: Minamihara, Shikan
    • Date: 1766
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    Sanshū hachigun chiri no zu
    三州八郡地理之圖 / | San-shū hachi-gun chiri no zu | Kaigyoku Mikawa shū chiri zukan | Kaigyoku Mikawa no Kuni chiri zukan
    Map covers Mikawa province (Mikawa no Kuni) including eight districts of the province. Relief shown pictorially. Map showing highways including the Tokaidō road, and settlements and courier stations, shrines, forests, ports, bay of the south of the province illustrated in detail. Publication date probably early 18th century. Identical map (LCCN; 2017592490) except coloration cataloged separetely. Wood block print, 1 color, selected place names marked...
    • Contributor: Gankei, Sanjin
    • Date: 1700
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    Kōzuke no Kuni yochi zenzu.
    上野國輿地全圖. | Kōzuke no Kuni zu
    Brush-and-ink and watercolor. Ms., the copier and the date not known. Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the right. LC copy wormed, with loss of text. Kotenseki sōgō mokuroku, v. 1, p. 310 (Kōzuke no Kuni yochi zenzu, printed ed. in Edo period). Transferred from Asian Division 4/19/2006. 3517 Tokugawa jidai shuppansha shuppanbutsu shūran, p. 78 (under 菊屋幸三郎・江戶; Kōzuke no Kuni yochi zenzu,...
    • Date: 17??
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    [Nihon yochi rotei zenzu. Scale ca. 1:4,000,000. Wood block print. Oriented with north toward upper right. Relief shown pictorially. Japanese. Includes text. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Nagakubo, Sekisui
    • Date: 1775
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    [Settsu Ōsaka zukan kōmoku taisei. Scale ca. 1:5,000. Wood block print. Oriented with north to the left. Japanese. Pictorial map. Includes listing of daimyō residing in Osaka, distance chart, and list of points of interest. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2
    • Contributor: Nomura, Chōb
    • Date: 1700
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    Yamashiro no Kuni oezu / Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by form lines. Yamashiro no Kuni located in south part of Kyōto-Fu. Wood block print. Calligraphy by Hyakuga. Oriented with north to the left. Includes lists of distances and local products and resources. Vault
    • Contributor: Shimokōbe, Shūsui
    • Date: 1778
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    [Kōfu ezu]. Cadastral map showing land ownership in Kōfu, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title supplied by cataloger. On verso of the map: Mounted label "Isseido Tōkyō Kanda".
    • Date: 1724
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    Ko Nihon chizu. Pictorial maps. Relief shown pictorially. Japanese. Title from verso. Authorship attributed to a Korean scholar. Brush, pen, and ink. Originally drawn on separate sheets; 5 maps subsequently assembled and mounted on a paper backing, with reinforced top and bottom edges, and attached to a wooden scroll. Vault
    • Date: 1700
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    [Karaku ichiranzu] / Panoramic view of Kyoto at night. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Worm holes in the map. Acquisitions control no. 96-11i
    • Contributor: Kōkazan
    • Date: 17??
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    Suruga no Kuni Fujisan ezu. Scale not given. Wood block print, hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map. "Fujisan bettō omoteguchi, Murayama Shimpōji nibō zōhan." Includes text. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1700
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    Kawachi saiken zu / Scale not given. Wood block print. LC copy imperfect: Has worm holes. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map. Includes list of points of interest. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Narui, Hyōemon
    • Date: 1776
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    Nansenbushū bankoku shōka no zu Naniwashi seizu narabini sen. Not drawn to scale. Cover title: Bankoku shōka no zu. Wood block print. Relief shown pictorially. Shows the world as known prior to 1700 based on Buddhist literature from India and China. Bibliography. Includes text. LC copy imperfect: Has worm holes. LC copy annotated: Place names marked with hand-colored red circles and squares. AACR2
    • Contributor: Sōshun
    • Date: 1710
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    Yamato no Kuni saiken zu, Kyōhō 20 [1735] / Scale not given. Cover title: Yamato no Kuni saiken ezu. Wood block print. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text and distance chart. Vault AACR2: 651; 700
    • Contributor: Nakamura, Kanjisai
    • Date: 1776
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    Kakkoku yochi zenzu : gosatsu. Scales vary. Title from label mounted on case, supplied by the Library of Congress. Manuscript; watercolor and ink. Imperfect: Has worm holes. Recopied from a 17th cent. map of 5 province within the Kanto region. Relief shown pictorially. Previous owner: Keien. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1700
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    Taisei yochi zusetsu. Saiundō Shujin [pseud.] cho. Romanized.
    • Contributor: Kuchiki, Ryūky
    • Date: 1789
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    Sangoku tsūran yochi rotei zenzu /
    三国 通覧 輿地 路程 全図 /
    Ms. Hand-copied from published map, 1786; copier and date not known. Shows Japan. Also shows parts of China, Siberia, Korea, and Taiwan. Gift; G. Blair McCune; Shannon Wagner; Antoinette Bement; 1995. 03/12/04 T Rare Japanese map; change Ldr/06 (Record type) from 'a' (Language material) to 'e' (map) after Unicode implementation in the LCDB Originally published: 東都 [江戶] : 崎;X 市兵衞 梓, 天明 5 [1786]....
    • Contributor: Hayashi, Shihei
    • Date: 1786
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    O-Edo ezu / Scale not given. Title from label on case. Wood block print. LC copy has map extension pasted to lower portion of map. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. "Maitsuki oaratame." Cadastral map showing land owners. Includes text and distance chart. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Nishimuraya, Yohachi
    • Date: 1792
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    Kyūshū Kyūkakou no ezu. Scale not given. Cover title: Kyūshū ezu. Wood block print. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown pictorially. Includes list of fiefs with stipends and symbols to indicate village and fief identity. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Toshimaya, Bunjiemon
    • Date: 1783
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    Tsubowake nijikken Oedo no zu.
    壷分二十間御江戶之圖.
    Wood block print. Oriented with north to the right. Within single border (61.1 x 85.3 cm.). Not listed in Kokusho sōmokuroku and Kotenseki sōgō mokuroku. Transferred from Asian Division 4/19/2006. 3470 "圖工・周枩[?]軒"--Colophon.
    • Date: 1726
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    [Nihon yochi rotei zenzu. Scale ca. 1:2,850,000. Wood block print. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown pictorially. Label attached to map: B. Map by Sekisui (115 years ago). Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Nagakubo, Sekisui
    • Date: 1791
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    Numazu Eimyōji moto goshuinchi saki yori tonaesōrō basho goyō...
    沼津永明寺元御朱印地先ヨリ唱候場所・御用上地麁繪圖. | Goyō jōchi soezu
    Brush-and-ink and watercolor. Ms. (shahon), the copier and the date not known. Title from title piece. Not listed in Kokusho sōmokuroku and Kotenseki sōgō mokuroku. Transferred from Asian Division 4/19/2006. 3491 Original postscript, "永明寺現住萬龍・安永七年 [1778] ... [signed by 9 people]" addressed to "江川太郎左衞門樣御手代・八田兵助殿 ... 水野出羽守樣御家來・柿崎仁右衞門殿 ...". LC copy has "笹野文庫" stamped. DLC LC copy has a label "ISSEIDO 東京・神田" pasted inside cover. DLC
    • Date: 1778