Auction 108, Lot 401

"[Lot of 4] Environs of Paris - North-East Sheet, North-West Sheet, South-East Sheet, South-West Sheet", Dower, John

Subject: France - Paris

Period: 1860 (circa)

Publication: Weekly Dispatch Atlas

Color: Black & White

16.5 x 12 inches
41.9 x 30.5 cm

Nicely executed 4-sheet map of the vicinity of Paris including Versailles. Each sheet contains a large inset: The Environs of Saint Cloud, St. Germain en Laye and its Environs, The Environs of Fontainebleau, and The Environs of Versailles. The map provides excellent detail and illustrates how the city was expanding with the advent of the railways. Size would be approximately 33 x 24" if joined.


Condition: A

Estimate: $275 - $325


Closed on 9/29/2004