1732 – I. Tirion – Carte du Japon


Title:                   “Carte du Japon, Dressee sur les Cartes Japonnoises Memes, et sur les Observations de Mr. Kaempfer.”​


The second edition of Tirion’s map of Japan, based on the Kaempfer model.

Comes from the French edition of Engelbert Kaempfer’s “Histoire Naturelle, Civile, et Ecclesiastique de l’Empire du Japon”  published in a three volume set by Uytwerf in Amsterdam in 1732.

Cartographer:      Isaak Tirion (1705 – 1765)

Sheet size:             34,0 x  27,1 cm

Year:                       1732

Technique:           copper engraving


Good, original condition. Folds as published. Strong press on watermarked paper. Narrow left margin.

This is an original antique map published in 1732 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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