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[Japan] Dai Nihon kairiku zenzu 大日本海陸全圖

Fine woodblock print showing a map of Japan oriented with north to the upper right designed by Seiken Gengyo and engraved by Takeguchi Takesaburo. The very detailed map covers Ezo to Tsushima and Okinoerabujima, shows cities, districts, castle towns, waterways, and distances from port to port. Includes distance charts, Kuroshio and legend. A very interesting revision of a map by Nagakubo Sekisui (the first Japanese cartographer to employ lines of longitude and latitude), and notable for its inclusion of the disputed Dokdo/Takeshima islands. Published by Ebisuya Shoshichi in 1864 (Bunkyu era 4th)
Cfr. Kyoto University Rare Materials Digital Archive – RB00022872