VUE ET DESCRIPTION DE LA VILLE DE MEACO CAPITALE DU JAPON AVEC D'AUTRES PARTICULARITEZ DU PAYS.

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Henri Chatelain


Vue et Description de la Ville de Meaco Capitale du Japon Avec D'Autres Particularitez du Pays.

Copper plate engraving printed on fine laid paper, c. 1721.
13 1/8 x 17 3/4" (333 x 451 mm) plus wide margins.
Very good condition. Black & white.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 44792
Price: $750.00
Publisher : Published in Amsterdam by La Honore & Chatelain.
This handsome series of views of Japanese towns from Chatelain’s “Atlas Historique.” This detailed plate comprises of a large view of the city of Kyoto; the Dutch island settlement of Deshima; ; two views of Sakai; a Japanese marriage ceremony; and a view of the persecution of Catholic converts. The two text panels give descriptions of the cities of Kyoto and Tokyo. Maps

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