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Auction 100, Lot 423

"Succession des Empereurs du Japon avec une Description de Meurtre de l'Empereur Cubo et la Reception des Ambassadeurs Hollandois…", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Japan

Period: 1705 (circa)


Color: Black & White

17 x 14.8 inches
43.2 x 37.6 cm
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An interesting and decorative folio sheet containing a small (4.5 x 6.2") map of Japan, titled Carte du Japon, and two larger engravings derived from Montanus: the murder of Emperor Cubo in a rebellion in 1564 and the arrival of Dutch Ambassadors in Japan 1644. The views are beautifully engraved in decorative borders and a royal family tree adds further interest. French text descriptions flank the map.


Condition: B

Fine crisp impression. Split on centerfold into map, closed with archival tape.

Estimate: $180 - $200

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/12/2002