QUATRIEME PLAN DE LA VILLE DE PARIS, Son accroissement, et l'etat ou elle êtoit sous le Regne de Philippe Auguste, qui mourut l'an 1223, apres avoir Regné 43 ans. TIRE de Rigord, de Knobelsderf, de Rodolphe Boterée, de Raoul de Praesles, de Paul Merula, de Guaquin, de Pithou, de Papire Masson, de Corrozet, de Dubreuil, de Duchesne, des Memoriaux, et autres Anciens Registres de la Chambre des Comptes, et des Archives de l'Archevêché, du Chapitre de N. Dame, et des Anciennes Abbayes.(Le Commissaire De La Mare). Large antique copper engraved plan of Paris (France). This plan represents Paris in 1223. It is decorated with 4 large cartouches in which we find the description of the plan, and a nice compass in upper side. In lower left side, a table of main streets and edifices listed by letters and numbers, which are noted on the plan.
This plan is issued from a chronological series of eight Paris maps of the "Traité de Police". Published from 1705 to 1729, which. Is among the first attempts to illustrate historical changes with maps and shows the growth of Paris from Roman times until 1705, the year of the first publication. Nicolas de La Mare was a Parisian magistrate occuped in urban problems and services, his work is a pioneering work in urban administration.
Goffart thinks that around 1715 de Fer copied all eight and published them under his own name, and is therefore sometimes credited as the only author. Size with margins : 56 x 47 cm / 22 x 18,5 inches. Condition : good condition, a part of the left margin cleverly extended, handed colored.Amsterdam, Aux dépens de la Compagnie, 1729. Rare Dutch edition, text in French. WE DON'T SELL LASER AND COPIES MAPS, ALL WE SELL IS ORIGINAL AND ANTIQUE. Due to the age an type of paper, some imperfections are to be expected. Please examine the images provided carefully, and if you have any questions please ask and we will be happy to help you.