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  • Title/Content of Map: Japan Islands Gulf of Yedo Yedo Bay
  • Cartographer: MAURY, W.L. / S. OSBORN
  • Date: 1870
  • Publisher: THE ADMIRALTY/J.D. POTTER
  • Size: 48Height - 25.75Width

    "compiled from surveys by Lieut.W.L. Maury and other officers of the U.S. Navy 1854. Captn. S. Osborn R.N. 1858 ... (others Prussian 1860, Dutch 1860-1 and Royal Navy in 1869). ... City of Yedo (Tokyo) from a drawing from Japanese plans by W. Blackney R.N. (Map var. to 1870)" Inset of Yokohama Bay with all buildings in city shown (incl. British Naval Hospital and Russian Graves). One headland view, Mela Head. Actual view of two houses near Kawasaki. Shows at least 5 forts near Yedo with execution grounds, priest's cemetery, English, French and American Legion, palaces, princely abodes, government store houses, temples, theatre, etc. Detailed early view of what became the largest city in the world. Professionally cleaned. Tokyo Bay and City in 1870

    Reserve: $1,750.00

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    Japan Islands Gulf of Yedo Yedo Bay

    Estimate $2,000 - $2,500May 26, 2020
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