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Asian Centre, 1871 West Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2, Canada
Japanese Language Librarian, Asian Library
Size of collection
Single-Sheet Items: 934 map sheets
Rare Books and Special Collections in the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre has the world renowned Beans Collection, which consists of ca. 934 titles of woodblock or hand-painted maps of Japan and the world, produced during the Edo period (1600-1868).
Access to bibliographic data
Digital Collection: Japanese Maps of the Tokugawa Era
Beans, George Harry. List of Japanese maps of the Tokugawa era.
Jenkintown, Pa.: Tall Tree Library Press, 1951-1963.
How can researchers gain access to the material?
Available for research in the Library. All materials have been digitized and are freely accessible online: http://digitalcollections.library.ubc.ca/tokugawa
Is reproduction of the material permitted ?
Digital files of maps are available for a fee.