Auction 114, Lot 435

"[Lot of 2] Nieuwe Kaart der platte Grond van de Stad Parys… [together with] Nieuwe kaart van Parys en Versailles…", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: France, Paris

Period: 1756 (dated)

Publication: Nieuwe en Beknopte Hand Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.7 x 12 inches
37.3 x 30.5 cm

Matched pair of very nice plans of Paris and the vicinity. First (14.8 x 12") covers the central city in great detail and includes a key naming 81 major buildings and sites. Second (14.8 x 6.8") covers the vicinity from Versailles to Vincennes. Both are finely engraved with superb detail.

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Condition: A

Fine original color and wide margins. A few minor spots in margin of second.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $600

Closed on 3/1/2006

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