Japoniæ Insulæ. The Mapping of Japan. Historical Introduction and Cartobibliography of European Printed Maps of Japan to 1800.
HES & De Graaf Publishers. Ref: 9789061945314. Volume 14: Utrechtse Historisch-Kartografische Studies / Utrecht Studies of the History of Cartography.
Condition: New in foil.
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