Switzerland 1780's Vaugondy antique engraved hand color mapBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
Les Suisses et les Grisons avec leurs Allies et leurs Sujets
Issued ca.1775-85, Paris, by S. Robert de Vaugondy
Engraved by E. Dussy
Fine and uncommon old engraved map with original outline hand color. Strapwork decorative cartouche at top left.
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[note: we grade conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws.].
Map remains well preserved. Some light age wear or surface spotting/ soiling which is visible within the scan.
Paper and image remains overall clean & sound. Old maps & prints often display small minor repairs on the back, could have uneven blank margins, might have extraneous fold-lines or other small minor age flaws which do not detract from the visual appeal or value. Condition is carefully considered in arriving at our price.
Great antique map entirely worthy of hanging for display.
A depiction captured in a manner entirely unique to this era.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 11 1/4" H x 16 1/2" W.
Printed area measures c. 9 3/8" H x 11 5/8" W
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 4, p. 52