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AN ANTIQUE PRINTED MAP 'DE STADT OSACCO', Leiden...

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Start price: £150

Estimated price: £150 - £180

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AN ANTIQUE PRINTED MAP ‘DE STADT OSACCO’, Leiden 1669- BY A. MONTANUS. Copperplate Uncoloured. A fascinating and detailed panoramic view of Osaka in Japan. The city is shown from the sea and a 24 point numbered key (in Dutch) identifies buildings and locations of note. The plate first appeared in Arnold Montanus’ book on Japan

and was later reissued. 260 by 690mm (10.25 by 27.25 inches).

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