Book Description

Carte Generale des Chemins de Fer de la France et de l’Allemagne indiquant toutes les stations a l’usage des voyageurs by Vuillemin, published by Logerot, Paris circa 1860 (A map of the railways of France and Germany with all the stations for travellers- though the map also covers the railways of Switzerland, Belgium and parts of Holland and Italy). On folding linen in 32 sections, size 94 by 70 cm. Scale approximately 45 kilometres to the inch. Hand-coloured. Includes an inset map of the Paris region. With a key to the lines of eight French companies, plus further keys to the lines of Belgium, Prussia, Austria, Bavaria, Saxony, other German states, Switzerland and Italy. There is also a key to towns, cities, ferry ports, railways built, railways under construction and to projected lines. The publisher (or their colourist) seems to have forgotten to colour-code the key but they have coloured the lines! Folds into red boards which have an image of a locomotive and the title gold-stamped to the front. Inside of spine rubbed and some loss of lettering to part of the title on the front cover, but otherwise map itself Good to VG.
Author Logerot
Date 1860
Binding Stiff decorated boards
Publisher Logerot
Condition Good to VG

Price: £75.00

Offered by Arthur Hook

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