1932 or Showa 7 Hochi Shimbun City Map or Plan of Shanghai, China

Shanghai2-hochi-1932
$600.00
上海 : 揚子江東部一般圖 : 陸地測量部許可 : 報知新聞附錄  / Shanghai : Yōsukō tōbu ippan-zu : Rikuchi Sokuryōbu kyoka : Hōchi Shinbun furoku
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1932 or Showa 7 Hochi Shimbun City Map or Plan of Shanghai, China

Shanghai2-hochi-1932

Drawn to illustrate the first Shanghai Incident!
$600.00

Title


上海 : 揚子江東部一般圖 : 陸地測量部許可 : 報知新聞附錄 / Shanghai : Yōsukō tōbu ippan-zu : Rikuchi Sokuryōbu kyoka : Hōchi Shinbun furoku
  1932 (dated)    19 x 29 in (48.26 x 73.66 cm)     1 : 21000

Description


This Showa 7 or June of 1932 map depicts the city of Shanghai, China. This map was issued as a supplement to Hōchi Shinbun (報知新聞) on the 11th of February, 1932. The first 'Shanghai Incident' between the Japanese and Chinese forces having begun on days before on the 28th of January. The Shanghai map includes a map of Nanjing on the upper right corner and a map of Luoyang on the upper left corner. On the verso, there is a map of the lower Yangtze region.

Cartographer


Yubin Hochi Shimbun (1872 -1942) (Mail Reporting News) was an important Meiji era government sponsored newspaper founded in 1872 by the important Japanese statesmen, politician and business map Maejima Hiskoa. The Yubin Hochi Shimbun simplified its name to Hochi Shimbun in 1894. The newspaper merged with another paper, the Yomiuri Shimbun in 1942.

Source


Hochi Shimbun, Supplement, June 11, 1932.    

Condition


Very good. Verso repair of fold separation. Map of Yangtze region on verso.

References


OCLC 61895264.