Plan of Edo

By KAEMPFER, Engelbert, 1729 
£250
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Plan de Jedo Capitale du Japon, et Residence du Monarque Seculier; copie sur l’Original Japonnois de 41/2 pieds de long et d’autant de large, qui est dans le Cabinet du Chevalier Hans Sloane.

Asia Japan
  • Author: KAEMPFER, Engelbert
  • Publication date: after 1729
  • Physical description: Engraved plan with hand colour.
  • Dimensions: 540 by 622mm. (21.25 by 24.5 inches).
  • Inventory reference: 15805

Notes

A plan of Tokyo from a Dutch edition of Engelbert Kaempfer’s travel account, with the insignia of Japanese nobles on either side. It was first translated into Dutch in 1729.