"Carte du Gouvernement de l'Isle de France", Le Clerc, Jean
Period: 1617 (dated)
Publication: Theatre Geogr. Du Royaume de France
Color: Black & White
19.2 x 12.7 inches
48.8 x 32.3 cm
Uncommon and very detailed map of the region surrounding Paris. Title in banner at top with scale of miles in a bold strapwork title cartouche. Engraved by H. Picart and published circa 1621.
Minor printer's crease in title. Paper edges with tiny tears well away from map. Centerfold reinforced with Japanese tissue.