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Auction 161, Lot 690

"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
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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.

Condition: A+

A crisp impression on a clean, bright sheet.

Estimate: $140 - $170


Closed on 2/8/2017