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By: P. F. Xavier de Charlevoix
Subject: Osaka, Japan
Date: 1736 (published)
Publication: Histoire et Description Generale du Japon...
Condition Code: B+
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Color: hand color
Size: 11.3 x 7.9 inches
28.7 x 20.1 cm
This bird's-eye plan of Osaka depicts the grid-like street pattern of the city straddling the Yodo River. The large Osaka Castle is prominently featured. A lettered key below the title identifies 8 places of interest, including the governor's palace and a temple with 363 idols. Engraved by Dheulland.
Condition Description: Issued folding, now pressed with faint offsetting.
Ref: Shirley (BL Atlases) G.CHAR-2a #4.