Dec 13, 2018 - Sale 2496

Sale 2496 - Lot 103

Price Realized: $ 4,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,200 - $ 1,800
(JAPAN.) [Kyoto.] Large woodblock plan of Kyoto on 9 sheets joined. 40x34 1/2 inches, folding into original paper-covered self-wrappers with printed paper label, minor wear; faint tide mark and small repair at lower left; and: Large woodblock plan of the Imperial Palace grounds on 4 sheets joined. 30x23 1/2 inches, uniformly bound as above. Japan, Kyoto, Kansei 3 (1791)

Additional Details

A rare set of early maps of Kyoto together with: a faithfully drawn contemporary manuscript version of the printed overall plan on many sheets joined and with several overlays. 37 1/2x31 inches; folded, occasional light staining and small areas of reinforced worming.