Please read this listing carefully and review the many high resolution photos. OR, THE STRANGER'S GUIDE TO THE FRENCH METROPOLIS. Accurately Describing the Public Establishments, Remarkable Edifices, Places of Amusement, and Every Other Object Worthy of Attention. Also a Description of the Environs of Paris, with Correct Maps, an Accurate Plan of the City, a Guide to the Principal Objects of Curiosity, Numerous Views of the Public Edifices, etc. LONDON: Printed for Samuel Leigh...
And Baldwin, Cradock and Joy 1825. Small but thick volume, 3 5/8 x 5 3/4 inches, 1 5/8 inches thick. 508pps + index + adverts at rear. Full black calf, titles to cover and spine in gilt. Surface wear to boards including scuffs and light marks.
Moderate wear to corners and edges, heavier to top rear corner. Spine tips rubbed but not fraying.
Wear along joints but binding firm. A few erased pencil markings to ffep but previous owner markings in ink and no bookplates.
Contents toned, occasional moderate foxing including to engraved plates and maps, including along edges and folds and within image areas. Foxing heavier to a few of the plates including the plan of Pere La Chaise cemetery. Edges good with occasional light edge-wear including creasing. A few small, short closed tears at map central horizontal fold. Eight engraved illustrated plates including four folding maps or plans, three illustrated scenes (two folding) and one folding table.
Views in Paris (long folding engraved plate, 19 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches). Routes from London to Paris (large folding engraved map, 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches, short closed tear at right central horizontal fold). Proportionate Calculation of what the Travellers pay to the Post Masters (folding table). Guide to the Principal Objects of Curiosity in Paris (9 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches, short closed tear at right central horizontal fold). Views of the Public Edifices in Paris (long folding engraved plate, 20 x 5 1/2 inches).
View Inside the Catacombs (full-page copper-engraved plate). Plan of Pere la Chaise (folding, good but foxed). Environs of Paris (folding map, 8 1/2 x 10 inches). One of my favorite sellers.
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The item "1825 Picture of PARIS RARE Antique Guide Illustrated MAPS France English Travel" is in sale since Thursday, April 4, 2019. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible".
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