Switzerland Swiss Cantons 1796 Amos Doolittle engraved map w/ hand colorBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Switzerland with its Subjects & Allies from the Best Authorities.
(Europe, Switzerland, Swiss Cantons, Vaud, Lucerne, Basel, Geneva, Zurich, Bern, Lucerne, Lake Geneva, Lake Constance, Swiss Alps).
Issued c. 1796, Boston by Thomas & Andrews. Map engraving by Amos Doolittle.
Uncommon late 18th century early American engraved map with lovely hand color. Among a relative handful of engraved maps entirely produced within the young United States in the late 18th century.
Nice looking example with signs of time and age, pleasing patina, some toning and old small scattered staining, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive. Pic captures the map condition.
Original fold lines as issued.
Sheet measures c. 8 1/4" H x 10" W.
Engraved area measures c. 7" H x 9" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. #1.
Wheat & Brun, American Maps Published in America Before 1800,