By OHASHI, Mitsuyoshi, 1935
Tokyo Shisei Zuhyo / Graphic Illustration
of Tokyo City.
- Author: OHASHI, Mitsuyoshi
- Publication place: Tokyo
- Publisher: Kyoto Insatsuhiki Kaisha
- Publication date: 1935.
- Physical description: Folio. 44 pages of colour-printed maps, charts, graphs, and vignettes, accompanied by Japanese text panels; original publisher’s blue cloth, gilt and blind, buff stiff card slipcase with printed paper label on the front cover.
- Dimensions: 443 by 307mm. (17.5 by 12 inches).
- Inventory reference: 14827
In Ohashi’s book, Tokyo is depicted multiple times in differing formats, each of which clearly shows geography, topography, infrastructure, demographics, urban growth, population, industrialization, communications, and wealth, amongst others.
Rare: only one institutional example located, at Columbia.
- Tufte, Envisioning Information, p. 106.<br />