Ancien Regime Paris
By MONDHARE, Louis Joseph , 1775

Plan de la Ville et Faubourgs de Paris Avec tous les Changements et Augmentations faits et Projetes Ornes des Principaux Edifices Quelle Renferme. Dedie au Roy.

Europe France
  • Author: MONDHARE, Louis Joseph
  • Publication place: Paris
  • Publisher: Chez Mondhare
  • Publication date: 1775.
  • Physical description: Large engraved plan, on four sheets joined.
  • Dimensions: 915 by 1175mm (36 by 46.25 inches).
  • Inventory reference: 12183


Rare and detailed plan of Ancien Regime Paris.

The plan is surrounded by a border of 23 vignette views of the city’s buildings and monuments; these include, The Louvre, Notre Dame, Les Invalides, and the Opera.

Loius Joseph Mondhare (fl. 1760-1796) was a Paris printseller and publisher; Louis Joseph began publishing circa 1760, and from 1784 he established a partnership for 12 years with his son-in-law Pierre Jean.

Rare not the BNF. Boutier records a catalogue by Edgar Mareuse of 1877, which mentions the 1775 edition.


  1. Boutier 308 state A.
  2. Not in BNF
  3. c.f. BNF FRBNF40625502 for 1778 edition