"Plan de la Ville de Meaco", Charlevoix, P. F. Xavier de
Period: 1736 (circa)
Publication: Histoire et Description Generale du Japon
Color: Black & White
11 x 7.8 inches
27.9 x 19.8 cm
Early plan of the Imperial city of Kyoto with the surrounding countryside. Modeled on the Kaempfer-Scheuchzer map of 1727, it shows the layout of the city with the principal places of the Emperor and Shogun and the Temple de Daibods. Compass rose with north to the left. Engraved by Guillaume Dheulland.
References: Campbell, [MCC-36] #56.
Dark, crisp impression with a little offsetting. Folding, as issued, on fine thick paper.