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Paris in the 7th Year of the French Republic

Fine large plan of Paris, published in the seventh year of the new French Republican calendar, following the fall of the French Monarch in 1789. 

This exceptional map of Paris is centered on the Seine and the Isle de Palais.  The major buildings, monuments, gardens and public works area quickly identifiable in this clear and elegant production.  The outer areas within the first ring and inside the cities gates are still filled with farmland and open space.

Issued half a century before the modernization efforts undertaken by Haussmann, the captures Paris on the eve of the 19th Century, during the final chaotic decade of the 18th Century..