Size: Closed Book: 4.5 x 6 inches, Open Map: 29 x 22 inches
As the earliest editions of this gorgeous example of Parisian Art Nouveau date back to 1878, we estimate this piece to come from about 1900. Iconic in the world of Parisian tourist history, this map features a birds-eye view of Paris centered on the Seine river. This map, displaying an array of historical monuments, conveys the message that Paris is more than an assembly of streets and buildings but a historical and cultural museum, Paris being and has been a center of education, commerce, and art.
This stunning map is in excellent condition.