Blondel La Rougery - Plan Paris vol d'Oiseaux
- Date: 1959
- Condition: AAA
- Colour: Uncoloured
- Original colour to verso
- Size: 36 x 25 3/4 inches
An elegant old map of paris France in very good condition and published in 1959.
Incredible detail with named streets, important buildings, ie.Palaces, and rivers. A bird's eye view of central Paris produced by Blondel La Rougery (Plan du Centre de Paris - A Vol d'Oiseau).
Georges Peltier painstakingly drew in elaborate detail, the aerial view of the city. His masterful creation took 30,000 hours of research and sketching over a span of 20 years (1920-1940). It is based on the famous Turgot map of Paris of 1739. This edition, published in 1986, measures 27.50" x 38" This is not a copy or scan or facsimile, but an original map produced by Blondel la Rougery. The map is a nice weight paper with a matte finish--not flimsy or glossy. It is in very good condition without stains, paper loss or holes.