Switzerland Lake Geneva Lake Constance 1837 Goujon large detailed map hand colorBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Carte Physique et Routiere de la Suisse.
(Europe, Switzlerand, Lake Geneva, Lake Constance, Geneva, Basel, Swiss Alps, 26 Cantons, ).
Issued 1837, Paris by J. Andriveau-Goujon.
Lovely and uncommon early 19th century folio sheet antique map. Engraved with original hand color, piano key border. Map is composed of two sheets joined by published.
Longitude given from Paris. Small color key indicating political divisions as they then existed.
Minor light offsetting, couple short closed tears along bottom edge, slight touch of piano key border scuffed away at bottom center (all but invisible if map was framed for display), but overall clean and attractive.
Original fold lines as issued.
Sheet measures c. 19" x 24 1/2"
Engraved area measures c. 14" x 20"
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 1, p. 199.