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Succession Des Empereurs Du Japon ...  By: Chatelain Date: 1705 (circa) 15.25 x 17.25 inches - Antique, Vintage, Japan, Engraving, Emperors

1705 Succession Des Empereurs Du Japon Avec Une Description Du Meurtre de L'Empereur Cubo et La Reception Des Ambassadeurs Hollandois en ce Pays La.

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By: Henri Abraham Chatelain

Date: 1705 (circa)

Dimensions: 15.25 x 17.25 inches (38.7 cm x 43.8 cm)

This fascinating authentic antique map with engravings is from the fifth volume of the 'Atlas Historique' by noted French cartographer H.A. Chatelain. The engravings, each with an accompanying text, depict historical events in Japan; one the death of Emperor Cubo in 1564, the other the arrival of Dutch ambassadors in 1644.

Below the death scene is described the manner in which Cubo came to the throne; a tale of brutal politics, love, monasteries, intrigue and murder. The text opposite describes the circumstances surrounding the arrival of Dutch ambassadors to Japan. The table separating the illustrations shows the succession of Japanese emperors from 1544 through 1653, and continues the story of succession following the murder of Cubo. Below it is a west-oriented map of Japan.

The Chatelain seven-volume atlas was first published between 1705 and 1720. The tomes' maps were based largely on the work of Guillaume De L'Isle, and contain information pertaining to cosmography, geography, heraldry, genealogy and costumes and customs of peoples throughout the known world

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