- This volume, published in the 18th century, is the work of Germain Brice (1625-1727) and is said to be the first proper description of Paris. This is the 8th edition, published in 1725 (the first edition was published in 1684).
It is accompanied by a map of the entire city of Paris and 40 wood-block print illustrations of important buildings, and is regarded as valuable material for research into architecture and construction in Paris of that time.
- How to View
- Consisting of a total of four volumes, the 1st and 2nd volumes are combined in the first book, the 3rd and 4th in the second book.You can view the materials in sequence starting from the cover of the first volume by clicking on "Title Page" on the left.
- 2nd volume from here
- 3rd volume from here
- 4th volume from here
- By clicking on the Illustration Captions, each illustration is displayed.
- To return to this list from an illustration or from the text, click on [Table of Contents].
|Title page of 1st volume