Well-executed 1861 railroad map of France published under Napoleon III

Well-executed 1861 railroad map of France published under Napoleon III. Cartes Générale des Chemins de Fer et des Voies Navigables de La France. WE SELL ONLY ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAPS — NO REPRODUCTIONS. This railroad map of France with a large inset of the environs of Paris is characterized by a simple elegance. It was laid on linen and sectioned so that the traveler (or perhaps railway worker) could carry it as they went. It achieves its purpose with well-executed clarity, using light color shading, highlights, and simple black text that we can appreciate even today. Railways lines extend into Belgium, Germany, and Switzerland, including Geneva. Laid on contemporary linen. A few expert repairs to the linen, visible on verso only. 89 x 67 cm (35 x 26.4 in). 1 – 10 days. If your address is a P. Duty varies by country and we cannot predict the amount you will be charged. Some countries are duty free, others are not. The item “Well-executed 1861 railroad map of France published under Napoleon III” is in sale since Tuesday, July 14, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “neatlinemaps” and is located in San Francisco, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Napoléon Chaix
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
  • Format: 89 x 67 cm (35 x 26.4 in)
  • Year: 1861
  • City: Paris
  • Country/Region: Europe
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