1730 Delisle - Le Plan de Paris, ses Faubourgs et ses Environs

SOLD: Stunning hand-colored 1730 map of Paris

Title:

Le Plan de Paris, ses Faubourgs et ses Environs / Platte Grond van Parys, zyn Voorburgen en Omleggende Plaatse

Map maker:

Guillame Delisle, Covens & Mortier

Place and Year:

Amsterdam, c. 1730

Dimensions:

97.8 x 80.5 cm (38.5 x 31.7 in)

Technique:

Copperplate engraving

Coloring:

Hand colored

Condition Rating:

VG+

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DETAILS

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.

CONDITION NOTES

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).

IDENTIFIER

NL-00282

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