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1890 Guilmin Map of Paris, France w/Monuments


1890 Guilmin Map of Paris, France w/Monuments




Nouveau Plan de Paris Monumental.
  1890 (undated)     21 x 28.5 in (53.34 x 72.39 cm)


An attractive map of Paris, France issued in c. 1890 by L. Guilmin. Covers the old walled city of Paris and the immediate vicinity, especially to the west. Important buildings are shown in profile. All major streets are identified. Identifies numerous buildings and a number of surrounding communities and gardens, including the Bois de Boulogne.


L. Guilmin (fl. c. 1890 - c. 1933) was a French map and book publisher active in the late 18th and early 19th century. Guilmin has a large corpus of work, but remains personally obscure. His maps begin appearing in the 1890s and continue to appear until the 1930s. He is sometimes associated with A. Leconte and L. Joly, two other prominent Parisian publishers of the period. At various time he had offices at 90 Boulevard Voltaire, 63 Boulevard Voltaire, and 38 Rue Sainte-Croix-de-la-Bretonnerie.


Very good. Original fold lines exhibit some wear - especially at fold intersections. Minor staining near Avenue de Saxe, near Pte. de Vanves, and near the Theatre Marigny.