[Paris wall map] Monbard, Plan De La Ville De Paris Capitale De Royaume De France... Paris, ca. 1700. Map 27 x 28, with engraved text 31 x 39. A bit of scattered foxing off the Pont de Neuf. SOLD
The key gives names of streets, churches and the usual public buildings but also identifies the "hotels" (city homes) of the nobility, the Academy of Arts and Manufacturing at Gobelin, and more. This an updated edition of a map first published in 1694 with contemporary printed paper overlays pasted on to it. There is also a "ghost" image of a building at the Invalides. Rare. Boutier 135C.
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