"Les Environs de Paris, a l'Usage de Monseigneur le Duc de Bourgogne", Delisle/Covens & Mortier
Subject: Paris, France
Period: 1730 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
24.2 x 18 inches
61.5 x 45.7 cm
This handsomely engraved map illustrates the area surrounding Paris, depicted by a bird's-eye plan at center. Hundreds of towns, political boundaries, rivers, and forests are also shown. A Latin title above the map reads: "Nova Territorii Parisiensis Tabula ad Usum Serenissimi Burgundiae Ducis."
Original color on watermarked paper with two 1/2" stains in bottom portion of image.