Auction 144, Lot 181

"Stanford's Map of the Environs of Paris Shewing the Fortifications", Stanford, Edward

Subject: Paris, France

Period: 1870 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23 x 17.8 inches
58.4 x 45.2 cm

Large-scale plan of Paris and environs, including Versailles, St. Germain, Montmorency, Annay, Neuilly and Choisy. The heart of the city is shown with its fortifications and the outlying forts are shown in red. Parks, forests, rivers, canals, and railroads are all well depicted. Keyboard style border.

References:

Condition: B+

Original color with archival repairs to several short centerfold separations both at top and bottom and also to a repaired tear at bottom right that enters 1" into the map. There is some light soiling, minor creasing and a few additional repaired tears all confined to blank margins.

Estimate: $190 - $220

Sold for: $120

Closed on 4/3/2013

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