Huang Wuda ed: RIZHI SHIQI TAIWAN DUSHI FAZHAN DITU JI. Atlas of the Development of Taiwan Cities 1895-1945. Taibei, 2006. Five collectanea of maps (many folding) measuring 60x43 cm and two smaller supplementary text volumes measuring approximately 26x36 cm) Supplement volumes 62; 36 pp. 7 vols. 60x43 cm. Paper. Cloth case.
Huge and weighty seven part work (five collectanea of facsimiles of maps measuring 60x43 cm and two smaller supplementary text volumes measuring approximately 26x36 cm) reproducing maps of Taiwan from the period 1895-1945 that chronologically trace the development of the major cities of Taiwan during this time and also contain numerous single maps from minor cities and small towns dating from the same period. All maps are reproduced in their original size and to a high quality. A total of 155 maps show 74 cities and towns. Includes 5 maps of Jilong (Keemun), 10 maps of Taibei, 10 maps of Tainan, 7 maps of Zhanghua, 9 maps of Jiayi, 10 maps of Tainan and 8 of Gaoxiong. The first (and larger) supplementary volume contains two essays providing background and context to the work. The essays are: 'An Introduction to Taiwan City Plans During the Japanese Colonial Period' and, secondly: 'Interpreting Taiwan City Maps of the Japanese Colonial Period'. The second supplementary volume provides a handy reference to the maps having listings and small reproductions of all the maps in the five larger collectanea. A prime reference. In Chinese.
Subjects: Maps and Atlases
Item 402 in List 204.
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