C1764

Plan de Jedo, A. Palais de l'Empereur. B Niponbas ou le Pont du Japon.

Early plan of Jedo (Edo) the former name for the capital, Toyko. It was the seat of power for the Tokugawa shogunate which ruled Japan from 1603 to 1868. A. Palais de l’Empereur. B. Niponbas ou le Pont du Japon. … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Plan de Jedo, A. Palais de l’Empereur. B Niponbas ou le Pont du Japon.

Date:

C1764

Condition:

In good condition, with folds as issued.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

249mm 
x 247mm
AUTHENTICITY
Plan de Jedo, A. Palais de l'Empereur. B Niponbas ou le Pont du Japon. - Antique Map from 1764

Genuine antique
dated:

1764

Description:

Early plan of Jedo (Edo) the former name for the capital, Toyko. It was the seat of power for the Tokugawa shogunate which ruled Japan from 1603 to 1868.

A. Palais de l’Empereur.
B. Niponbas ou le Pont du Japon.

From prevost, Abbe. Histoire générale des voyages : ou, Nouvelle collection de toutes les relations de voyages par mer et par terre qui ont été publiées jusqu’à présent dans les différentes langues de toutes les.. Paris

 

References:
Sabin, J. A Dictionary of Books Relating to America, from its Discovery to the Present Time. New York. (1936) 1967.: 65403.
Hill, J. The Hill Collection of Pacific Voyages. San Diego 1974: p.241.


Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 6058912
State Library New South Wales: RB/DQ909.8A
Bibliotheque Nationale de France: Identifier: ark:/12148/bpt6k201024v
State Library Victoria: RARESF 910.8 P929H

Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 - 1772)

Bellin was a French multifaceted hydrographer and geographer had an incredibly successful 50 year career producing maps. His illustrious career started at just 18 years of age when he was appointed Chief Cartographer to the French Navy in 1721. His attention to detail, accuracy and high standard of workmanship resulted in him playing an integral role to France’s leadership in European cartography. In addition to being the Chief Cartographer of France’s hydrographic office, he was also a member of the Académie de Marine, the Royal Society of London, and the Philosophes (French intellectual group).

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