Dec 17, 2020 - Sale 2555

Sale 2555 - Lot 124

Price Realized: $ 1,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(JAPAN -- TOKAIDO.) Manuscript map of the Tokaido Road and other routes. Ink and gouache on 3 sheets joined. 10 1/2x44 inches overall, folding into 12mo format paper wrappers; repairs to several areas of worm damage within the image. Japan, early nineteenth century

Additional Details

together with: Tokai-Kiso Ryo Dochu Kaiho Zu. Woodblock-printed highway guide, 152 pages profusely illustrated with detailed maps. 8vo format, 6 1/4x4 1/4 inches, well-worn original blue paper wrappers, later stitching; internally nice. Tempo 13 (1842).

and: Another small woodblock guide to inns and lodging places along the Tokaido Road. 2 1/2x 1/2 inches, original yellow paper wrappers, light wear. Circa 1840.