France, Île de France, Paris; De Fer / Desnos - Les environs de Paris - 1761-1780

Description
France, Île de France, Paris; De Fer / Desnos - Les environs de Paris - 1761-1780
Very large (ca. 75 cm wide) copper engraved map of Paris and the surrounding area.

Detailed map of the Environs of Paris, originally published in 1690 by Nicolas De Fer. The map shows the area along the Seine from Mante in the west to Corbeil in the east, and extending northwards to the "Forest de Beaucarreau". The map depicts in fine detail the roads, boundaries and places of note The title cartouche is illustrated with images of royal power and influence.

This edition of the map was published by Charles Louis Desnos, sucessor to the Nicolas De Fer's business

Good condition. Later date hand colouring.

Image 51,5x74,5cm, sheet 53x76cm

Lot details
Object
Map
Country (current geographical location)
France
Geographical specification
Île de France, Paris
Map maker/ publisher
De Fer / Desnos
Map/ Book title
Les environs de Paris
Period
1761-1780
Condition
Good
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
Very large (ca. 75 cm wide) copper engraved map of Paris and the surrounding area.
Size of the largest image
51.5×74.5 cm
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