Auction 156, Lot 674

"Plan de la Ville de Meaco", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Kyoto, Japan

Period: 1750 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11 x 7.7 inches
27.9 x 19.6 cm

Attractive plan of the city of Kyoto when it was the capital of the country. The block pattern of the city is laid out and is encircled by the Kamo River. Engraved by Guillaume Dheulland and decorated by a compass rose with north oriented to the left.

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Condition: B+

A nice impression and attractive color. Issued folding with very light offsetting.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/17/2016

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