Auction 159, Lot 460

"Typus Choro-Topographicus Regiae et Totius Orbis Celeberrimae Urbis Lutetiae Parisiorum cum Circumjacentis Territorii Oppidis...", Seutter, Matthias

Subject: Paris, France

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.7 x 19.4 inches
57.7 x 49.3 cm

A handsome map of the environs of Paris, centered on the Seine River. It is fully engraved to show numerous towns and villages represented by tiny buildings and churches, several forests, and the fortified city of St. Denis. Paris is depicted with a small but highly detailed bird's-eye plan with several named locations. A compass rose orients north to the top left corner of the sheet.

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Condition: A

A dark impression on a clean, bright sheet with a short centerfold separation that extends 0.75" into the image at bottom.

Estimate: $450 - $550

Sold for: $350

Closed on 9/14/2016

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