1862 Schnell and Takeda Map of the World (in Japanese)

June 11th 2017 -

1862 Schnell and Takeda Map of the World (in Japanese)

1862 Schnell and Takeda Map of the World (in Japanese). WE SELL ONLY ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAPS – NOT REPRODUCTIONS JOIN OUR WEEKLY MAILING LIST FOR NEWEST STOCK. Title: A Map of the World in Japanese. Description: This is a remarkable 1862 Yokohama Published Japanese large format Japanese map of the world by Edward Schnell and Kango Takeda. This map is based upon an English map drawn by John Purdy and others in 1845. Kango Takeda published a Japanese version of the chart in 1858. The map details the world with numerous Japanese notes and annotations, including the routes of prominent explorers. The present example is an updated version of the Kango Takeda publication revised by the Dutch/German arms dealer Edward Schnell – whose name appears in the title. The title section, usually appended to the map proper, has been detached in this particular case, most likely during an earlier restoration process. The same can be easily re-attached to the map proper, if required. The OCLC notes only 1 example in the Library of Congress. A second example is held in the East Asian Library at U. We have no doubt this map has a fascinating story, which we will attempt to unearth in the coming weeks. Size: Printed area measures 35.5 inches high by 63 inches wide. Some loss over fold intersections. Some wear and foxing along original fold lines. Minor spotting at places. Professionally flattened and backed with archival tissue. The title is usually appended to the right of the map, but in this case is detached. Can be reattached easily. 1 – 10 days. If your address is a P. DHL International EXPRESS (40 – 50 USD). We can use your Federal Express Account. Antique Map Restoration Services: Geographicus can repair and restore your antique map. Services include deacidification cleaning flattening and backing. The item “1862 Schnell and Takeda Map of the World (in Japanese)” is in sale since Tuesday, May 30, 2017. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\World Maps\Pre-1900″. The seller is “geographicusmaps” and is located in Brooklyn, New York. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.
  • Condition: Used
  • Type: Map
  • Original/Reproduction: Original

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