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1927 Chinese Map of Shanghai, China

Shanghai-chinese-1927
$200.00
上海電車線務圖 / Shanghai Tram Map. - Main View
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1927 Chinese Map of Shanghai, China

Shanghai-chinese-1927


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Title


上海電車線務圖 / Shanghai Tram Map.
  1927 (dated)     6 x 11 in (15.24 x 27.94 cm)

Description


An attractive Chinese plan or map of Shanghai, China, dating to about 1927. Streets, parks, and districts are identified. All text in Chinese.

Cartographer


Fusazō Sugie (杉江房造; fl. c. 1910 – 1950) was a Japanese bookseller, printer, and active in Shanghai during the final years of the Qing. Fusazō was the owner of the Nihon-do Japanese Bookstore (日本堂書店) in Shanghai, located at 155 Hong-Kou-Wen Street and 237 Woosung Road. He issued numerous guidebooks, souvenir photo books, and maps associated with Shanghai and Nanjing, many of which were bilingual and marketed to American and European tourists and servicemen. His bilingual New Map of Shanghai, published in various states and editions from 1931 well into the 1940s, is his most notable cartographic work. Learn More...

Condition


Very Good.