Paris map by Émile Guérin – Circa 1914
Paris map divided into 20 arrondissements, published by Émile Guérin
Beautiful Paris from the early 20th century published by Émile Guérin and distributed by the Théodore Lefèvre & Cie bookshop. Hard cardboard cover illustrated with Paris coat of arms, featuring the Legion of Honor as the only one medal under the laurel and oak branches (Pre WWI).
Published arround 1904, litho printed on zinc by Gaillac-Monrocq. The first world war hasn’t broken out yet, and the two actual metro stations “Liège” and “Jaurès” are still named Berlin and Allemagne (Germany). The map even show an enigmatic “Claude Lorrain” station that has never existed, between “Molitor” and “Porte de Saint-Cloud” stops…
Map in very good condition, cover in minus fair condition. Some foxing and very few marks
Folded : 11,5 x 18 cm / Unfolded : 93 x 68,5 cm