"A Plan of the City of Jedo", Andrews, John
Subject: Tokyo, Japan
Period: 1771 (published)
Publication: A Collection of Plans of the Capital Cities of Europe, Asia, Africa and America
Color: Hand Color
6.3 x 6.9 inches
16 x 17.5 cm
This detailed plan of Tokyo is patterned on the Scheuchzer/Kaempfer map of 1702. Several mountains are depicted within the grounds surrounding the Edo Palace. The decorative cartouche features a Japanese map holding a parasol and a large bird.
References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.AND-1a #36; Walter #91.
A crisp impression on a clean, bright sheet.