Paris: c1930. Wraps. 24mo; pp; 12; large folding double sided color map of Paris on one side and the "Des Environs de Paris" on the verso; red printed card stock wrappers;. Very good. Item #16866
Very nice guide to Paris from between the wars. Map measures 22" x 29" with pictorial insets of buidings; Laid in is a four page brochure in English only on receiving guided tours to various museums; The text is in French, German & English. A lovely period guide to Metropolitan Paris. Covers the old walled city of Paris and the immediate vicinity. Important buildings are shown in profile, including the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, Sacre-Coeur, the Pantheon, and others. Shows both the train and Metro lines throughout the city. This map was issued in various editions from, roughly 1900 to 1937. Though most examples are undated we can assign an approximate date due to the development of the Metro system and the map's overall style and construction.