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La ville, cité, Universite & Faux-bourgs de Paris.

La ville, cité, Universite & Faux-bourgs de Paris.
La ville, cité, Universite & Faux-bourgs de Paris.

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Publisher / Artist : BELLEFOREST, F. de. 
Title : La ville, cité, Universite & Faux-bourgs de Paris. 
Published : Paris, 1575 
Size : 410 x 545mm. 
Colouring : Uncoloured. 
Condition : Woodcut. Small brown spots at the top of the board, traces of folds, finely lined margins at the edge (over 3 mm). Nice copy on strong paper. 



Plan in elevation engraved on wood. Appears in François de Belleforest, "La Cosmographie Universelle du Monde". Partly after Münster but increased. The plan reproduces quite faithfully the plan of Saint-Victor, it includes some updates. The name of the engraver, Jug, appears at the bottom left: it is Pierre Eskrich, an engraver of Parisian origin, settled in Lyon in the years 1564-65.

2,000€
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