Japoniæ Insulæ. The Mapping of Japan. Historical Introduction and Cartobibliography of European Printed Maps of Japan to 1800
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HES & De Graaf Publishers. Ref: 9789061945314 ¶ Volume 14: Utrechtse Historisch-Kartografische Studies / Utrecht Studies of the History of Cartography.
Condition: Very good, given age. Original publisher’s blue-gray cloth hardback, silver lettering spine and frontcover, pictorial dustjacket, thick large 4to: illustration title-page, 444pp., very richly illustrated, introductory essays, notes & references, glossary, abbreviations, appendices, summary in English, summary in Japanese, table of contents in Japanese. CATALOGUE of 125 maps, with hundreds of illustrations – different states – descriptions – references. ¶¶ Very fine copy – as new. Still shrink-wrapped. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: JAPONIÆ INSULÆ. THE MAPPING OF JAPAN. HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION AND CARTOBIBLIOGRAPHY OF EUROPEAN PRINTED MAPS OF JAPAN TO 1800