Japanese Government Railways: Travelers' Map of Japan Chosen (Korea) Taiwan (Formosa) with Brief Description of the Principal Tourist Points in Japan 1927
colour printed map; map: overall size 78 x 80 cm; booklet: overall size 20,5 x 11,5 cm. folds as issued; slight discolouration; some stains; some holes and wear and tear in the cross folds; some of the folds have been re-enforced with clear archival tape both to recto and verso; edges slightly frayed in places ; o/w g cond. Booklet in red cloth with red ties; slightly soiled. It is not clear whether the map was to be tipped into the cover or was intended to be loose.
Very detailed set of maps of Japan and parts of Korea, Taiwan and part of China, showing the principal railway lines and 6 insets of Karafuto (Saghalien) or Sakhalin, Hokkaido, Tokyo and Vicinity, Osaka and Cities Near By, Taiwan (Formosa), and General Map of Japan Showing Relation to Adjacent Countries. This map was published in Tokyo for English speaking tourists. On verso are detailed description of places of interest and principal cities.