Auction 115, Lot 470

"Le Plan de Paris, ses Faubourgs et ses Environs…", Seutter/Lotter

Subject: France, Paris

Period: 1740 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.8 x 19.5 inches
57.9 x 49.5 cm

A finely detailed plan of Paris also depicts its surrounding faubourgs and environs. A long note at lower right tells that Paris is divided into three parts, namely the City, the Town and the University. A lettered key names and locates 23 important buildings. This fully engraved and handsome chart is further embellished with a large city coat of arms and very nice compass rose. This superb plan shows the streets, churches, palaces, gardens, boat yards, orchards, hotels and much more. Three distance scales.

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Condition: A

A near fine example with crisp, strong impression, full coloring and original margins. Printer's crease at lower left corner enters border. Refreshed color with a little bleed through to blank verso, else fine.

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,400

Sold for: $1,100

Closed on 6/21/2006

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