Petit Atlas Pittoresque des quarante-huit Quartiers de la Ville de Paris: Par A.-M. Perrot, Ingenieur.

Paris. E. Garnot. 1834. (1835). 4to. 29x 20cm, title-page vignette,18p., (preliminary place name index), with 49 double-page colour maps, preliminary lists, prominent features in red, each map with lithographic vignettes (buildings, parks, boulevards, etc.), foliated, (paper is printed on one side only), in the original paper over green boards with title with vignette reproduced on the upper cover, with half title and publisher's vignette on the title page, spine chipped at the top with 7cm piece missing, covers worn, hinges loose, library plate removed removed on the front paste-down endpaper, internally text and plates are fine. Item #41356

Note: the date on the title page is 1834 but 1835 on the cover title page. ~ A series of maps the first displaying the twelve arrondissements and the 42 districts of Paris as of 1834. The following maps are of the individual districts, very detailed with prominent features in red and vignettes of important buildings, parks, and boulevards. The population of Paris was over 900,000 at this time and was still a walled-city (until 1860). The maps show the results of improvements made under Napoleon to be followed by changes made after the Restoration of 1815 and the reign of Louis XVIII.

Price: $650.00