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Leiden : Pieter van der Aa

La Galerie agreable du monde ... Tome premier des Indes Orientales. Tome second des Indes Orientales. Japan & Païs d'Eso. 1729

40.0 x 6.0 cm (book measurement (inventory)) | RCIN 1021721

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From 1641, Dutch merchants in Japan were confined to the tiny island of Deshima in Nagasaki Bay. They were only permitted to enter the mainland during their annual procession to pay homage to the shōgun, shown here.