Auction 111, Lot 455

"Plan de la Ville de Paris, Didie et Presente au Roi", Maire, N.

Subject: France - Paris

Period: 1816 (dated)


Color: Black & White

35.8 x 25.4 inches
90.9 x 64.5 cm

Large and extremely detailed copper engraved plan of the city with the Seine at center. Details include all streets, parks, gardens, and monuments. Table at lower left identifies 48 quarters and keys them to the map. Also keys and names 111 streets, passages, places and cul-de-sacs. A scarce map for which we can find no references or dealer listings.


Condition: B

Printed on thick paper with original margins. With a few soft folds and very light occasional foxing, else very good. Margin rough at left.

Estimate: $500 - $700

Sold for: $425

Closed on 6/8/2005