Map of Japan by Aaron Arrowsmith

By ARROWSMITH, Aaron, 1807 
£235
£141

Empire of Japan.

Asia Japan
  • Author: ARROWSMITH, Aaron
  • Publication place: London
  • Publisher: Longman, Hurst, Rees, & Orme, Paternoster Row
  • Publication date: 1807.
  • Physical description: Double-page engraved map.
  • Dimensions: 275 by 420mm. (10.75 by 16.5 inches).
  • Inventory reference: 15902

Notes

Finely engraved map of Japan by Aaron Arrowsmith, the leading British cartographer of his day.

The map shows rivers, mountains, gold mines, towns, and cities. Fatsitio (Hachijō-jima) is marked Fatsisio, or Unhappy I. The Place of Exile for the Japanese Grandees.’ The interior of Korea has been left blank, except for a scale in British and Japanese miles.