Auction 154, Lot 497

"Nouveau Plan Illustre de la Ville de Paris avec le Systeme Complet de Ses Fortifications et Forts Detaches et des Communes de la Banheue", Vuillemin, Alexander A.

Subject: Paris, France

Period: 1845 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
42.3 x 33.1 inches
107.4 x 84.1 cm

This great plan of Paris conveys a wonderful amount of information including vignettes of major buildings, bridges, trains, and monuments. It also includes a table with an alphabetized street index; a list of suburbs with distances to Paris, populations and festival days; a table listing forts surrounding Paris with distances to the center of the city; and a list of passages located throughout the city.

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Condition: C+

A nice impression and backed in linen with heavy toning and a number of cracks and small abrasions in the image. There are several small worm holes.

Estimate: $275 - $375

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/16/2015

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