is a Small Selection of our Huge Inventory of Antique
003paris: 1871 Sketches of Paris Under the Commune. Antique wood engraving shows several scenes of Paris in ruins at the hands of communists. Published in an 1871 issue of Harper's Weekly. 11x16 in. $30
004paris: 1885 Victor Hugo Dying. Rare wood engraving shows the last hours of Victor Hugo, French poet, novelist and leading literary figure, best known for penning "Les Miserable" and the "Hunchback of Notre Dame." Published in an 1881 issue of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. 11x16 in. $40
200paris: RARE Old Map of France by H.S. Tanner. Beautiful, engraved map of France, with original hand coloring, published in Henry Tanner's Universal Atlas of 1841. Each province in the country is separately colored and numbered, with a list of the provinces on the far left side. Inset maps of Paris and Corsica are in the top left and right corners. Cities, towns, canals, major roads and geographical features are all shown on this map. It is in very good condition. There is a very small worm hole near the top, which is barely noticeable. 13x18 in. $120
201paris: RARE Old View: Horse Riding in Paris, France. Hand colored engraving from the June 21, 1890 issue of Harper's Weekly, titled "Going to the Grand Prix: A Bit of Paris in June." Beautiful street scene in Paris, with the Arc de Triomph in the background. Would look wonderful in a frame! 16x22 in. $90
203paris: C1760 Picture of the Palace Des Victoires. Elegant wood engraving titled,"La Place Des Victoires." Shows scene of the Palace Des Victoire. 7 1/2 x 6 1/2in. $60
208paris: 1871 Extensive view of Paris. Beautiful uncolored wood engraving titled,"Paris-Showing the Positions of the Principal Buildings, Forts, Villages and Railways," from Harper's Weekly. 22 x 16in. $85
1860 Plan Garanti - Complet of Le Guide dans Paris. Nouveau Paris Map with mat. Copper engraved with color highlights. Measured with mat:
40 x 29 in. $550
"The Captive Balloon in the Court of the Tuileries, Paris." Showing the operations of inflating and rigging. 1878 Daily Graphic. Hand colored, wood engraving.
14 x 20 in. $150
210paris: 1834 Steel engraved map of the Eastern Division of Paris, Containing Quartiers, published under the Superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (S.D.U.K.) in London. Map is lightly hand colored and in fine condition. There's a comparison of heights of prominent buildings on bottom border.
16 x 13 in. $200
1855 "The Environs of Paris." Hand colored engraved map published by Colton in fine condition.
17 x 14-1/2 in. $150
1871 Bird's-Eye View of Paris. This hand colored wood engraving shows the Seine, the Left Bank, and the Sacre-Coeur.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $90
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