c 1898 Rand, McNally & Co Map of Japan


“JAPAN” Chicago: Rand, McNally & Co., A very large color-printed map with original color from the 1898 edition of Rand, McNally’s “Indexed Atlas of the World”.  Copyright dated 1892 & 1898 in the lower right. Excellent condition, blank on verso and centerfold as issued. (Image: 19 x 25.75 inches – Paper size: 21 ½  x 28 ¼ ’’)

This detailed map depicts Japan with prefectures named and in contrasting colors.  Topographical features are shown and major cities, towns, waterways, mountains, islands, lighthouses, and railroads are located. 

The insets depict: “Outline Map of Japan”, “Ezo and Chisima”, “Ryukyu Islands…”, “South Extension of Osumi Province”,  and “Island of Formosa”.  

Shipped unmatted


  • Inventory# M-14534