Auction 90, Lot 235

"Plan de Paris a l'Echelle de 2 Millim pour 25 Metres",

Subject: France

Period: 1872 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
40 x 31 inches
101.6 x 78.7 cm

Dissected in 36 sections and linen-backed folding plan of Paris on a scale of 1/12,500. The fine detail of this map shows even the landscape design of the city's fine gardens. Covers from Neuilily to Pantin in the north, and from Issy to Ivry in the south. Large inset plans of Bois de Boulogne and Bois de Vincennes. Folds into embossed maroon cloth cover with gilt stamped title and includes a 24pp index (which is detached). Map is in excellent condition, covers with minor rubbing and date written in ink on front cover. Click on the image to view a close-up of the map's detail.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $220

Closed on 3/15/2000

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