"Afbeeldinge vant Maghtich Keyserlyck Casteel Osacca geleegen int groot Ryck Jappan besuyden de Stadt Osacca inde provinsie Qioo", Montanus, Arnoldus
Period: 1669 (published)
Publication: Gedenkwaerdige Gesantschappen der Oost-Indische…
Color: Hand Color
13.8 x 10.5 inches
35.1 x 26.7 cm
Bird's-eye plan of the splendid castle at Osaka with a key at bottom. Arnoldus Montanus produced several important geographical works including this description of Japan based on information obtained from his close contacts with the Dutch East India Company. His description of various journeys to the court at Edo include some of the earliest views of Japan.
Minor expert repairs in margins.