World Atlas by Hashimoto Gyokuransai Superb with original paper sleeve
[Japan] An excellent example of this world atlas by Hashimoto Gyokuransai (1807-c1878) aka Utagawa Sadahide and Gountei Sadahide containing all ten maps as issued. Sadahide was one of ten Japanese artists who exhibited works at the 1867 International Exposition in Paris. This atlas was first published in the Ansei Era (around 1856) and this is a new edition from 1866. Very scarce in such nice condition and with its original paper sleeve.
Tokyo. Kobunkaku. Keio 2 (1866).
18.9 x 12.6cm.
In very good to fine condition. Very minor wear to top and bottom of covers. Sleeve with expected age wear and minor darkening. Housed in a recent, custom-made folding case. m34111291