1950 MICHELIN Carte Cycliste Bicycle Map Paris France

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  • Sold Date: Sep 30, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House

1950 MICHELIN Carte Cycliste Bicycle Map Paris France

Handsome large-format fold-out road map of Paris and vicinity, printed more than 57 years ago.
This map opens to a generous 75 x 89 cm [29-1/2" x 35"], and the coverage area extends from Mantes and Rambouillet east to Meaux, including Versailles, Corbeil, Arpajon, Chantilly, Senlis, and Pontoise.
The map shows roads and incorporates information for bicyclists, including grades and points of interest. It was published by Michelin Tire and is dated 1950 in the upper margin. The scans below show the map opened up, along with some of the detail.
The map is tipped into Michelin's distinctive cardboard covers and is accompanied by a 20-page booklet of information on cycling in this part of France. The scans below show the title page of the booklet and the back cover, with the Michelin Man holding a sign that says, "the best!"
This is an original , authentic Michelin map, not a reproduction or modern reprint, and it is fully guaranteed to be genuine. It is in very good, lightly used condition, complete and intact, with a couple of tiny fold splits, and no marks or writing. We are pleased to offer it with a low starting bid and NO RESERVE. SHIPPING : We gladly ship anyw in the World, and we use sturdy, professional packing materials to assure safe delivery.
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