Kyisho Island Nangasaki Old VOC Plan Japan Bellin 1752
Title: Plan de la ville et du Port de Nangasaki - Grondtekening van de stad en haven Nangasaki.
Description: Kyisho Island Nangasaki Old antique townplan Japan, copperplate engraved with hand coloring. Port of Nagasaki was built for the Dutch (VOC - Dutch East India Company) concession, on the Japanese island of Kyushu. The Map is based on the map created by Engelbert Kaempfer for his History of Japan 1727, Kaempfer was the chief source of Western knowledge about the country throughout the 18th century.
Cartograph Publisher: Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 – 21 March 1772) (Royal Hydrographer, engineer of the French Navy and member of the Royal Society) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacques-Nicolas_Bellin
Origin: Antoine-François Prevost's " L`Histoire Generale des Voyages" Published by Pierre de Hondt, The Hague between 1747 -1780.
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Size leaf app: 37 x 23 cm. 14.5 x 9.5 inches. Image app: 33.5 x 19 cm. 13.25 x 7.5 inches. Condition: Fine map in overal very good condition, folds as published.