"Paris", Fer, Nicolas de
Subject: Paris, France
Period: 1722 (published)
Publication: Nouvelle Description de la France
Color: Black & White
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.
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.