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  EUROPE 
 France 

STEEL & CO. [Blue-Back Chart of the Bay of Biscay]
The Bay of Biscay, From the Latest Original Executed at the French Depot Marine. Embellished with Views Taken by Admiral Knight. Second Edition. Revised and Corrected Octr. 25th, 1813. London: 1813, coloured, 690 x 830mm. Backed onto blue paper as issued. Some faint staining.
A detailed chart of the Bay of Biscay from Ushant to Cape Finisterre in northern Spain, with four inset charts of harbours and rivers, and coastal profiles after Knight, a Rear Admiral of the Blue. Published during the Napoleonic War the chart is apparently based on a captured French chart. However, on verso is the label of Arbon & Krup, a firm of chart sellers in Rotterdam: the Dutch were allies of the French in the war.
[Ref: 9661]    £650.00 ($807 • €736 rates)


BONNISEL, J. [A large and decorative plan of Paris published the year of the Battle of Waterloo]
Plan de la Ville et Faubourgs de Paris, avec ses Monuments Divisé par Quartiers et Arrondissments. 1815. Paris: Jean, 1815. Original outline colour. Four sheets conjoined, total 950 x 1200mm. A fine example.
A large and detailed plan of Paris, decorated with 29 views and elevations of important buildings and monuments in the side panels,including the Louvre Museum, the Arc de Triomphe, the Petit Palais Musee des Beaux-Arts, the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Tuileries Palace. A detailed key lists streets, bridges, arrondissements, cemeteries and even slaughterhouses, locating them on the map using a coordinate system.
[Ref: 16861]    £2,500.00 ($3,105 • €2,830 rates)


BASSET, Paul Andre. [The environs of Paris in the early 19th Century]
Carte des environs de Paris contenant le département de la Seine et celui de Seine-et-Oise... Paris, Basset, c.1822. Original colour. 540 x 790mm.
Colorful map of the environs of Paris with much detail. Produced by Paul Andre Basset, a Parisian print publisher and wallpaper manufacturer.
[Ref: 17172]    £750.00 ($932 • €849 rates)


Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. [France Toulon]
Toulon. London, 1852. Original outline colour. Steel-engraving, image size 315 x 390mm.
Detailed townplan, with a prospect of the city under the map.
[Ref: 9051]    £20.00 ($25 • €23 rates)


SOCIETY FOR THE DIFFUSION OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE. [Plan of Bordeaux]
Bordeaux. London: Baldwin & Cradock, 1836. Original outline colour. Steel-engraving. Dissected and laid on linen, folded into buckram covers, titled in gilt, as issued. 345 x 400mm.
An attractive and detailed townplan of Bordeaux in original early 19th century colour, listing streetnames and with a key on the right hand side of the plan giving the names & locations of prominent buildings and institutions. Underneath are two decorative views of the city taken from the Quai des Saliniéres and the Quai des Chartrons. Usually this map appeared in the SDUK atlas: however this example was issued as a folding map, probably for the use of a tourist.
[Ref: 15488]    £60.00 ($75 • €68 rates)


BERTHAULT after L'Espinasse. [Large View of Paris]
Vue Intérieure de Paris, Represéntant le Port St. Paul prise du Quai Ormes vis-à-vis l'ancien Bureau des Coches d'Eau. Paris, Bauce, c.1840. Coloured. 410 x 650mm. Some restoration
A fine view of Paris, with many figures.
[Ref: 8870]    £200.00 ($248 • €226 rates)


LEVASSEUR, Victor. [Map of the roads of France]
Nouvelle Carte Spéciale Des Routes De France. Paris, c.1848, original outline colour, 690 x 855mm Folding lines flattened, very good example.
A detailed, large and decorative map of France showing all major cities and towns and the routes between them. With an inset of Paris in the top left hand corner and a table listing each "Département" and its chief city in the top right hand corner. The whole map being surrounded by a decorative border with engraved vignettes illustrating regional dress and showing a picturesque view of a town for each region with its corresponding coat of arms alongside.
[Ref: 8458]    £500.00 ($621 • €566 rates)


TALLIS, John. [Map of France with vignette scenes]
France. London, John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Original outline colour. Steel engraving, printed area 265 x 315mm.
A detailed map of France, drawn and engravd by John Rapkin, published in the 'Illustrated Atlas', one of the last decorative atlases to be produced. The six decorative vignettes include the gardens of the Palais Royal and the bridge at Toulouse.
[Ref: 17766]    £100.00 ($124 • €113 rates)


JAILLOT, Bernard Antoine. [Large Plan of Paris]
Nouveau Plan de la Ville et Fauxbourgs de Paris... Paris en 1713. Paris, Ch.Chardon, c.1860. Coloured. Heliogravure, 680 x 850mm.
A two-thirds reduced version of Jaillot's large plan of Paris, made using one of the first photo-engraving techniques. Superbly detailed.
[Ref: 8426]    £350.00 ($435 • €396 rates)


ROUSSEL, Capt. [Large & decorative plan of Paris]
Paris, ses Fauxbourgs et ses Environs... Paris, Ch.Chardon, c.1860. Heliogravure, coloured, two sheets conjoined, total 820 x 1070mm.
A half-sized reduction of a superbly detailed plan of Paris and its immediate surroundings, made using one of the first photo-engraving techniques. The original, published in 1730, was copied by John Rocque for an English edition.
[Ref: 9142]    £950.00 ($1,180 • €1,075 rates)


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