Aou, Tōkei. Kokugun Zenzu [Atlas of Provinces and Counties of Japan]. (volume 1 only)
$2000 / ≈ €1738
One of the maps is showing that Japan did not regard Dokdo as Japanese territory before it annexed Korea in 1905. The preface says that the maps cover 66 feudal states under the Tokugawa Shogunate and two islands -- Ikishima and Tsushima. At the time, the shogunate ordered complete maps of Japan and they are made by Six cartographers. The maps in this atlas are elaborately drawn, with the seas painted in blue, the lands green, and major cities yellow. Even tiny islands and submerged rocks in the seas are described.
But there is no mention nor depiction of Dokdo anywhere. It is not indicated even in a separate map of Okishima, the prefecture the Japanese government claims Dokdo belongs to.
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