David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Japan. Plate 19, v.1
Houghton Mifflin Co.
John Bartholomew & Son LTD.
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Full color map. With four inset maps in various scale: Continuation (of map) on the same scale, Tokyo Bay, Iwo Jima, and Okinawa. Relief shown by gradient tints and spot heights in feet. Depth shown by shadings and soundings in meter. No. 1591, and Nov. 57, marked on the lower corners of plate. The Times Atlas on the upper left corner. Prime meridian is Greenwich.
Japan. Edited by John Bartholomew, M.C., LL.D. The Geographical Institute Edinburgh. Copyright, John Bartholomew & Son, LTD.
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William Clowes & Son Ltd.
The Times Atlas of the World. Mid-Century Edition, Edited by John Bartholomew, M.C., LL.D. Cartographer by Royal Appointment of the late King George V, Gold Medalist of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society. Volume 1, The world, Australasia & East Asia, containing maps showing various aspects of the world entire; also Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica, New Guinea, Japan, China, Korea, Mongolia, Indo-China, Thailand, Philippines, Burma, S-W Pacific, Indonesia, Malaya etc. With an Index-Gazetteer. Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company, The Riverside Press Cambridge, 1958.
Published in 5 volumes, 1955-1959, with 122 colored double page map sheets, and a comprehensive index of over 200,000 names. Because of the long production times involved in the work of compiling the detailed maps, the volumes were arranged in continental groupings with volume III, North Europe, coming out first, followed by another volume each year. V.1. The World, Australasia & East Asia --V.2. South-West Asia & Russia --V.3. Northern Europe --V.4. Southern Europe & Africa --V.5. The Americas. with an Index-Gazetteer. Bound in red linen, with label stamped in real gold reading "The Times Atlas of the World, Mid-Century Edition."
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