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Selected Maps

Cartographer: Engelbert Kaempfer
Title: : Ichnographia Urbis Iedo
Date: 1727      Size: 16 x 14 inches
Published: London
Description: Highly significant map of Iedo or modern Tokyo from Kaempfer's account, the most detailed European description of Japanese life and culture before the mid-19th century.
Map Ref: SEAS4858
Cartographer: Jacques-Nicolas Bellin
Title: : Plan de Jedo
Date: 1752      Size: 10 x 10 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Early copper-engraved plan of Toyko based on Engelbert Kaempfer's seminal map of the city published in 1727. Coloured.
Map Ref: SEAS5168
Cartographer: Anonymous
Title: : [Tokyo]
Date: c. 1840      Size: 27 x 18 inches
Published: Tokyo
Description: Woodblock plan of Tokyo, probably from the Tempo period. Printed colour. SL
Map Ref: SEAS4693
Cartographer: Justus Perthes
Title: : Hydrographische Skizze der Ebene von Yedo
Date: 1879      Size: 8 x 10 inches
Published: Gotha
Description: Hydrographic sketch map of Tokyo and its environs. Printed colour.
Map Ref: SEAS4547
Cartographer: Anonymous
Title: : [Tokyo]
Date: 1895      Size: 28 x 20 inches
Published: Tokyo
Description: Beautiful wood block city plan of Tokyo from the Meiji period, surrounded by intricate vignettes of important landmarks and portraits of the Emperor and Empress. Very bright original colour. [Framed]
Map Ref: SEAS5095
Cartographer: Malmö Kartografiska
Title: : Tokyo
Date: 1936      Size: 9 x 8 inches
Published: Malmo
Description: Vintage Tokyo city plan issued within a Swedish Guide book. Printed colour.
Map Ref: SEAS5317