NOUVEAU PLAN ILLUSTRE DE LA VILLE DE PARIS. Avec Le systeme complet de ses fortifications et forts detaches, et des Communes de la Banlieue. A.Vuillemin and Benard.
This fine reproduction of a large and detailed plan of Paris was published by Alexandre Vuillemin. The map conveys a wonderful amount of information and is decorated throughout with pictorial vignettes of major buildings, bridges, trains, and monuments. It also includes a table with an alphabetized street index; a list of suburbs with distances to Paris, population and festival days; a table listing forts surrounding Paris with distances to the centre of the city; and a list of passages located throughout the city.
YEAR: circa 1852
CARTOGRAPHER: Alexandre Vuillemin
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