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Neueste Beschreibung von Paris der Hauptstadt Frankreichs und ihrer Umgebungen, Neue umgeaenderte Auflage. Mit dem Prospecte des Schlossgebaeudes der Thuillerien und dem neuesten und richtigsten Grundrisse der Stadt. [New Description of Paris & a Map].
[Vienna] Wien, bei Carl Gerold, 1814. With an engraved plate: Ansict der Tuilerien in Paris. Mansfeld, sc. & an engraved Map: Plan von Paris mit seinen naechsten Umgebungen. Zu haben in der Gerold'schen Buchhandlung. - Size of (later) binding: 4 1/2 in. x 6 3/4 in., size of pages: 4 1/8 in. x 6 1/16 in., size of folded city map/plan: 14 1/4 in. x 11 i/4 in. Frontispiece engraving of the Tuilleries, trimmed titlepage with part of inked name in lower right. Publisher's Foreword (Vorerinnerung): [1]-[4], [5]-103, Contents (Inhalt) p. [104] + folding map. Pages have been trimmed, and the book rebound in a later (ca. 1900) hardcover binding, with dark brown cloth spine, sides & corners; the spine is gilt-lettered: Paris., with gilt decorations on the spine ends, and black & white marbled paper-covered boards, cream colored endpapers; no binder's stamp present. German text with engraved frontispiece and map. Pages show some age-related tanning, spotting, frontispiece has been pasted to the titlepage gutter; map shows light tanning, but no tears or splits. Scarce 1814 city guide to late Napoleonic period Paris, published by Carl Gerold of Vienna, with the map. Contents/Inhalt: [1] Kurzer Ueberblick der Geschichte von Paris; [2] Lage, Groesse, Bevoelkerung, Boden Clima, Eintheilung und Beschreibung von Paris; [3] Umgebung von Paris; Versailles, Marly, St. Germain, St. Cloud; [4] Die Gegenden um Paris, (nach dem Englischen des Hrn. Pinkerton); [5] Mineralogische Meckwuerdigkeiten der Gegenden um Paris; [6] Die Polizei in Paris; [7] Einige Fragmente ueber Paris und die Pariser. Scan shows the frontispiece and titlepage. (German text). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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