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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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    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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    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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    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