Antique map of Japan by Johnson and Ward, published in 1864, colored by region, with inset maps of yesso or Hokkaido and Nagasaki

1860 - Johnson's Japan Nippon, Kiusiu, Sikok, Yesso and the Japanese Kuriles - Antique Map

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Item number: ASI001
Genuine Antique Hand Colored Map

1860

Maker: Johnson & Browning.

 

Antique hand colored map of Japan by Johnson & Browning, from Johnson's New Illustrated Family Atlas of the World published in 1860. Shows the many prefectures of Japan, with inset maps of Yesso and the Japanese Kuriles (Hokkaido), and the Bay of Nagasaki. Compiled from the maps of Siebold with additions from the surveys and reconnaissance of the US Japan Ex. With an explanation of Japanese terms used on the map. This map was published just 7 years after Japan opened its doors to trading with the West. Fair to good condition with a notable spot near the title, some other minor spotting, small tears at upper edge, tight margin. Approx. 12.5 x 15.5 inches to the outer border edge. 

 

Item Number: ASI001