1730 Delisle - Le Plan de Paris, ses Faubourgs et ses Environs
SOLD: Stunning hand-colored 1730 map of Paris
Le Plan de Paris, ses Faubourgs et ses Environs / Platte Grond van Parys, zyn Voorburgen en Omleggende Plaatse
Guillame Delisle, Covens & Mortier
Amsterdam, c. 1730
97.8 x 80.5 cm (38.5 x 31.7 in)
Large-scale plan of Paris with surrounding faubourgs and environs, based on the work of Nicolas de Fer. A lettered key names and locates 23 important buildings.
Streets, churches, palaces, gardens, boat yards, orchards, hotels and much more are depicted on this superb plan. The plan is embellished with a large city coat-of-arms, a very nice compass rose, and four distance scales.
Title above map is in both French and Dutch.
Expert high-quality framing -- whiskey veneer, scoop with gold embossing by Omega. Conservation Clear® acrylic.
Excellent impression with superb color. Original map dimensions: 75.5 x 56.7 cm (29.7 x 22.3 in).