Early 19th century road map of downtown Paris and its immediate surroundings showing the location of the twelve municipal districts and town halls, with a legend including street names, police, hospitals, parishes, markets, bridges, and other sites and landmarks, with hand-drawn colored borders outlining the districts. Some toning, minor soiling, some tears along creases. Approx. 33 by 15-3/4 inches, folded to 16mo. Paper boards, label mounted to front cover reading "Nouveau Plan de Paris 1816", some soiling, old damp staining, loss to paper along spine. Paris (Pierre Jean) 1816.
This map was republished in multiple updated editions over the span of two decades. The engraving itself is unsigned, but has been attributed to both Pierre Jean and Eustache Hérisson.
Book ID: 48783