FRANCE PARIS / Plan de Paris 1927
FRANCE PARIS / Plan de Paris 1927

FRANCE PARIS / Plan de Paris 1927

FRANCE PARIS / Plan de Paris 1927

Author: FRANCE – PARIS Title: Plan de Paris Publication: New York. Washington Square Book Shop. Description: Karasz, Ilonka (illus). Color pictographic / pictorial map, 27 1/2 x 36 inches, dissected into 8 sections with older linen backing. Considerable wear along the section edges with some little paper loss; two small spots of paper loss at lower left edge. A truly extraordinary pictorial bird’s eye view style street map of Paris by the multi-talented designer, artist and illustrator Ilonka Karasz. Born in Hungary she moved to New York in her late teens and produced covers for the New Yorker including two wonderful maps! , book illustrations, paintings as well as working extensively in the design field. This map, richly printed with the streets in gilt, is a striking counterpoint to MacDonald Gill’s groundbreaking “Wonderground Map of London” (1914). In contrast to that humorous view of that capital’s life, this is a window onto a sophisticated city – finely rendered images of many buildings are identified in the lower border including seven Book Shops and nine art Galleries as well as Theaters, Museums, Hotels, Restaurants, Shops, Monuments, Banks, Bars, and Churches. Subject: Countries (other than USA), Maps, Prints, The Arts / Architecture / Interior Design, Transportation & Travel. Our stock ranges in date from the 1600s to the 1950s – great design is not limited by date! We have been in business since 1981, and have thrived on or survived! The many changes in the book and antique world. Our business is web based in Portland, Oregon, USA; we also exhibit at several shows a year. Owner Elisabeth Burdon is a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America, an affiliate of the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers and a member of the Ephemera Society of America and the American Historical Print Collectors Society. For sales within the U. Will calculate and add the applicable. This listing was created by Bibliopolis. The item “FRANCE PARIS / Plan de Paris 1927″ is in sale since Wednesday, June 24, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “oldimprints” and is located in Portland, Oregon. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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