Auction 157, Lot 660

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

Subject: Kyoto, Japan

Period: 1750 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

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 dark impression, issued folding, with light toning primarily along sheet edges.

Estimate: $130 - $160

Sold for: $65

Closed on 5/4/2016

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