* [ROAD ATLAS, MINIATURE]. DESNOS, Louis Charles (1725-1805) Etrennes Utiles et N-c-ssaires Aux Commercans et Voyageurs ou Indicateur Fid-le enseignant toutes les routes royales et particuli-res de la France. Paris: Desnos, 1771.
24mo (112 x 65 mm). Engraved title, engraved double-page map of France, engraved double-page map of Paris, 150 engraved road maps printed on recto and verso, 10pp. "Table" and "Remarques" printed on recto and verso. (A few very pale stains, otherwise fine.) Contemporary tan mottled calf, smooth spine gilt, edges gilt (some overall wear, joints starting, maps 71-74 disbound, covers slightly bowed). An early edition, with 150 road maps and ending on pp.160, with maps depicting routes through France and other European cities, including London, Amsterdam, and Vienna.
Estimate $ 300-500
Property from the Collection of Adrian Alexander, Chicago, Illinois