Large plan of mid-eighteenth century Paris
- Plan de la Ville de Paris et de ses Faubourgs.
- JAILLOT, Bernard-Antoine
- Publication place
- Publication date
- 1748 Corrige et Augmente 1765.
- 1000 by 1520mm. (39.25 by 59.75 inches).
Large engraved plan on four sheets.
Large and detailed wall map of mid-eighteenth century Paris.
The plan is flanked by a huge index to the plan, listing roads, public buildings, bridges, fountains, chapels, convents, monasteries, hospitals, royal palaces, and other places of note. To the upper left is an elaborate title cartouche; to the bottom corners are a map of the environs of Paris, and a map of France by Jaillot; to the upper right is a key, scale bar, and an explanation of how to use the grid to find places of interest.
Boutier 240 state D.