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Lot 627
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.

$350.00 - $425.00

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