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    Sale 2496 | Lot 244
    Price Realized: $8,450With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2496 Lot 244

      (JAPAN.) Eidai Setsuyo Tenga Zo. Profusion of woodblock maps and prints (many double-page, approximately 10 color-printed), extensive text. Small 4to format, 10x7 inches, original sewn yellow wrappers with printed paper label on upper cover, spine caps consolidated with patterned silk, moderate wear but nice; only the slightest worming at the earliest section. Japan, Bunkyu 4 (1863)

      Estimate $700 - 1,000

      A massive Edo-period Japanese atlas and encyclopedia including two double-page hemispheric world maps, a four-page contiguous map of Japan, a climber's map of Mt. Fuji, and detailed double-page plans of Edo, Osaka, and Kyoto. Japanese history, dress, money, weapons, theater, food and drink, mathematics, games and samurai are just a few of the cultural aspects recorded in this enormous and remarkable volume.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $8,450