Switzerland Bern Vaud Zurich Geneva Swiss Alps 1766 Brion decorative old mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
La Suisse Divisee en Ses Cantons, Ses Allies et Sujets.
(Old Maps, 18th Century Maps, Europe, Switzerland, Berne, Vaud, Zurich, Geneva, Swiss Alps)
Issued Paris, 1766 by Brion de la Tour.
Decorative mid-18th century antique map. Engraved with original hand color. Central diagram is surrounded by two columns of text which have been separately printed with movable type and then pasted onto the sheet by the publisher as issued.
Sheet remains well preserved, clean, well-preserved and pleasing example, lovely visual appearance. A decorative title cartouche enhances the appeal.
Original fold lines as issued.
Sheet measures c. 13 1/8"H x 19 3/4"W.
Printed area measures c. 9"H x 10 1/8"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol.1, p. 191.