Detail View: David Rumsey Historical Map Collection: Paris

Author: 
Tassin, Christophe Nicolas, 1660-1641
Date: 
1636
Short Title: 
Paris
Publisher: 
Melchior Tavernier
Publisher Location: 
Paris
Type: 
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm: 
19
Obj Width cm: 
22
Note: 
Engraved folded plan of Paris. Relief shown pictorially. Plate 5.
Country: 
France
City: 
Paris (France)
Region: 
Ile-de-France
Subject: 
Administrative and political divisions
Full Title: 
Paris. (to accompany) Les plans et profils de tovtes les principales villes et lievx considerables de France ... Par le Sieur Tassin. A Paris, M. DC. XXXVI (1636).
List No: 
13303.213
Page No: 
5
Series No: 
213
Publication Author: 
Tassin, Christophe Nicolas, 1660-1641
Pub Date: 
1636
Pub Title: 
Les plans et profils de tovtes les principales villes et lievx considerables de France. Ensemble les cartes generales de chacune prouince: & les particulieres de chaque gouuernement d'icelles. Par le Sieur Tassin, geographe ordinaire de le Majeste. A Paris, M. DC. XXXVI (1636). Avec Privilege du Roy.
Pub Note: 
Administrative atlas of France, one volume in 2 parts consists of 417 maps and views of each government, province and the principal cities, including 2 folded sheets. Includes dedication text and descriptive text. Engraved title page and index precede each map section. Maps include decorative cartouches, bar scales, compass roses, and small vignettes of ships. Showing bird's eye views of cities and towns, including, surrounding topography, forests, landmarks, forts, waterways, canals, bridges, mountains and ports. Relief shown by hachues and pictorially. Plate 1-206 are numbered in upper right, according to placement in each section. The first plate of pt. 1 ("Carte generale de France") is repeated as the first plate in pt. 2. Some plates bound out of sequence. Bound in vellum, with handwritten title ”Plans des principal villes de France” on spine. Each town or area is given multiple cartographic presentations: map, plan, view, fortress.
Pub List No: 
13303.000
Pub Type: 
National Atlas
Pub Maps: 
417
Pub Height cm: 
17
Pub Width cm: 
24
Image No: 
13303213.jp2
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Authors: 
Tassin, Christophe Nicolas, 1660-1641