Auction 110, Lot 452

"[Lot of 2] The Environs of Paris",

Subject: France - Paris

Period: 1832-90 (circa)

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Size:
15.2 x 12 inches
38.6 x 30.5 cm

A fine pair of plans detailing the changes through the 19th Century. First map is from the SDUK, 1832. It is finely engraved and is one of the most detailed early 19th century plans of Paris. Map is primarily uncolored except that the River Seine and lakes are colored in blue. Keyboard style border. Second map is by Letts, circa 1890. In lovely printed color it shows the city in great detail including the railroads. Sizes vary slightly.

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Condition: A

SDUK with a little marginal soiling and close margins, as issued.

Estimate: $90 - $120

Sold for: $150

Closed on 3/2/2005

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