MATERIAL: Woodblock Printed
TYPE: Book (Set)
DIMENSIONS: 6 1/2 X 122 inches (open - about 10 feet long) 2 1/2 X 6 1/2 inches (closed)
CONDITION: Original cover boards & title slip, contents complete, fine impressions.
LANGUAGE
Language: Japanese
ITEM ID: 1186
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Atlas & Almanac (1853)

DATE
Year: 1853
Decade: 1850s
Century: 19th (1801-1900)
Notes: Kaei 6

Original Japanese accordion style woodblock print book of an Atlas and Almanac from the year Commodore Perry arrived in Japan (1853). The volume includes are charts and tables, a map of Japan, a map of China with Taiwan and Korea, astronomical charts, fortune telling charts, etc.