Detailed early 19th century hand-colored engraved map of Paris and its environs, covering the area from La Ferté-Alais in the south to Blincourt in the north, and from Gressey in the west to Coulommiers in the east, with four small inset maps of St. Germain en Laye, St. Cloud, Versailles, and Fontainebleau at the corners, each with its own legend, some boundaries, rivers, and fortifications done in hand-coloring. Mounted to linen in 36 sections, some minor toning. Approximately 37-1/2 by 29 inches. Paper label mounted to one section, housed in cardboard portfolio slipcase. Some tears and soiling to case, split along one seam. Paris (Dauty) 1831.
Very scarce; as of January 2018, WorldCat locates only a single holding of this map in a North American institution.
Book ID: 48793