Charte von Japan


Interesting German map of Japan.

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This lovely engraved map of Japan shows the island with an unusual orientation and divided into historical provinces and seven ‘circuits’. The image is based off an earlier map designed by the noted cartographer Robert de Vaugondy, issued more than six decades prior.

The lack of updated content is reflective of Japan’s relative geographic inaccessibility, as well as the economic realities of cartography at the time. Published anonymously in Prague in 1812.

Map Details

Publication Date: 1812

Author: Robert de Vaugondy

Sheet Width (in): 9.60

Sheet Height (in): 

Condition: A-

Condition Description: Light discoloration in the upper center, to the left of the title block. Creasing along one vertical fold line and uneven outer edges, but remains in very good condition overall.


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