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Paris Map

Carte topographique et statistique des environs de Paris, donnant la population de chaque commune, avec des notes sur ce qu''il y a de plus curieux à y voir.

Early 19th century map of the suburbs of Paris, from Montmorency in the north to Vissons and Villeneuve in the south, and from St. Germain and Versailles in the west to Noisy-le-Grand in the east, with towns and sites including chateaux and parks marked with short captions and elevations. Very minor toning along creases. 16mo. Boards. Abrasions, rubbing, loss to paper along spine, some splitting to boards, pen notation to inside front cover. Paris (Rosselin) 1835.

Not much is known about the biography of N.M. Maire. In 1808, he self-published "La topographie de Paris, ou, Plan détaillé de la ville de Paris et de ses faubourgs", a small city atlas of 20 maps and 104 pages of listings of streets, public offices, hotels, hospitals, and other points of interest. Circa 1821 he published the first edition of his "Atlas administratif de Paris", with fourteen copies of the same map of Paris, each devoted to a specific subject including lighting districts, markets, sewers, and firefighting districts. Very scarce; although WorldCat has listings for an earlier and later version of this map, as of December 2017 we were not able to locate a single listing for the 1835 edition.

Book ID: 48782

Price: $600.00