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Superb 1669 Map from Osaka to Edo & Nagasaki to Osaka

by Arnoldus Montanus

Superb 1669 Map from Osaka to Edo & Nagasaki to Osaka by Arnoldus Montanus

Superb 1669 Map from Osaka to Edo & Nagasaki to Osaka by Arnoldus Montanus

De LAND REYSE van OSACCA tot IEDO. De WATER REYSE van NANGASACQUI tot OSACCA

 

This map follows the Tokaido road from Osaka to Tokyo (Edo/Yedo/Iedo). The map is from a richly illustrated travel journal from one of the Dutch trade delegations to the Emperor of China. The map was drawn by Arnoldus Montanus, who described events and stories from members of the expedition. Beautifully hand-coloured, copper engraved map.

 

The map follows the Tokaido in almost perfect order. The only stops not shown appear to be No. 19 Fuchu and No. 57 Moriguchi in Osaka. The identifiable place names on the Tokaido include:

 

Iedo - Edo (Tokyo)

1. Sinagawa - Shinagawa

2. Cawasacca - Kawasaki

3. Cammagawa - Kanagawa

4. Fundaga - Hodogaya

5. Toska - Totsuka

6. Fovisauwa -Fujisawa

7. Firaski - Hiratsuka

8. Oiso - Oiso

9. Odauro - Odawara

10. Faccone - Hakone

11. Missima - Mishima

12. Nomatz - Numazu

13. Farri - Hara

14. Jussiwarra - Yoshiwara

Fusinojamma - Fujiyama (Mt. Fuji)

15. Cambaro - Kanbara

16. Jui - Yui

17. Okis - Okitsu

18. Jesare - Ejiri

Surunga - Suruga (Old name of Shizuoka prefecture)

20. Mirico - Mariko

21. Ocambe - Okabe

22. Fovisjeda - Fujieda

23. Simanda - Shimada

24. Kaneia - Kanaya

25. Nisaca - Nissaka

26. Kakingaw - Kakegawa

27. Foucorai - Fukuroi

28. Mitzke - Mitsuke

29. Fannamatz - Hamamatsu

30. Meisacca - Maisaka

31. Arei - Arai

32. Siraski - Shirasuka

33. Ftagawa - Futagawa

34. Iosinda - Yoshida

35. Goi - Goyu

36. Accosacci - Akasaka

37. Fiutzawa - Fujikawa

38. Occosacci - Okazaki

39. Siriomi - Chiryu

40. Narromi - Narumi

41. Mia - Miya

Owarri - Owari (old name of Aichi prefecture)

42. Quano - Kuwana

43. Jokeitz - Yokkaichi

44. Isacutz - Ishiyakuchi

45. Zono - Shono

46. Cammiammi - Kameyama

47. Sacca - Seki

49. Zintzsamma - Tsuchiyama

50. Minacutz - Minakuchi

51. Itzibe - Ishibe

52. Cusatz - Kusatsu

53. Oets - Otsu

Miaco - Kyoto

 

Osaka Kaido

54. Fisjima - Fushimi

55. Ionda - Yodo

56. Firaskatta - Hirakata

Osacca - Osaka

Saccai - Sakai

 

From there to Nagasaki, some identifiable names include:

 

Tonsa - Tosa (old name of Kochi prefecture but, on this map, the whole of Shikoku)

Simonisicci - Shimonoseki

Bungo - Bungo (old name of Oita prefecture but, on this map, the whole of Kyushu)

Kokero - Kokura

Fisen - Hizen (old name of Saga/Nagasaki)

Smongy - Sonogi

Firando - Hirado

Omurar - Omura

Nangasacqui - Nagasaki

Cangoxuma - Kagoshima

 

 

Amsterdam. Published by Jacob van Meurs. 1669.

 

Large. 54.5 x 47cm.

 

In very good original condition. Folded down the middle as issued. Minor wear with a few small marks.

Superb 1669 Map from Osaka to Edo & Nagasaki to Osaka

Price: ¥216,000




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