Auction 140, Lot 550

"Paris", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Paris, France

Period: 1722 (published)

Publication: Nouvelle Description de la France

Color: Black & White

Size:
11.7 x 9.4 inches
29.7 x 23.9 cm

This charming bird's-eye plan displays the city and surrounding countryside. There is excellent detail of the city streets and buildings with decorative cartouches at each corner listing a total of 169 important buildings and sites.

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Condition: B+

Issued folding with minute holes at fold intersections. There is a binding trim at lower right, with the resulting tear that enters 1.5" into map and has been archivally repaired.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $240

Closed on 5/23/2012

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