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Shintei kon-ye ryaku zenzu (Newly revised map of the earth) [cartographic material] / 


Kaei 5 (1852)

Place of creation



Published by Takagi Kozo

1 map : woodcut, hand col. ; 70 cm in diam. on sheet 49 x 106 cm.

Scope and content

This work is historically important since it was published the year that Commodore Perry of America arrived in Japan to open trade. The map illustrates the very new & then accurate view of the world to the Japanese.

Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC146342
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #668
Cartographic material
90: Open
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.

Terms of use

Copyright: Expired.
Credit: Library and Archives Canada.

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Two blocks of Japaneses text is attached to the right side of the map.

Map is on an oval projection with lines of latitude and longitude.

Physical condition note
Map is encapsulated in Mylar.

Custodial history
Part of the Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection purchased by the Public Archives of Canada in 1981

Citation / reference note
Beans, p. 40, no. 1852.3

Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC146342

Varying form of title

Subject heading

World - Maps.


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