Switzerland Geneva Zurich Berne Lucerne 1752 Gibson engraved mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Maps, 18th Century Maps, Europe, Switzerland, Geneva, Zurich, Berne, Lucerne, Lausanne, Vaud, Swiss Alps, Lake Geneva, Lake Constance).
Issued 1752, London. Engraved by Gibson.
Mid 18th century engraved folio sheet map with attractive hand color. Nice decorative cartouche imparts a pleasing aesthetic.
Remains a nice looking example with a pleasing age patina, light offsetting. Any age flaws mostly minor and easy to overlook or forgive.
Original fold lines as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 14 3/4" H x 19" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 10 3/4" H x 12 1/2" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2.