Carte du Lac de Genève et des pays circonvoisins Geneva plan CHOPY 1740 map
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Carte du Lac de Genève et des pays circonvoisins'. Geneva plan. CHOPY, 1740 map

Price: £888.99

The map shows Lake Geneva/Lac Léman and the neighbouring parts of what is now the French departement of Haute-Savoie and the Swiss cantons of Vaud & Valais. The place names marked on the map include the following towns & present day ski resorts: Chamonix, Martigny, Lausanne, Nyon, Evian, Thonon, Vevey, Sallanches, Morzine, Les Gets, Samoens, Morillon, St Gervais, Sallanches, Champery

The top image on the right hand side shows the entire map. To view a close up of the map showing the level of printed detail, please click on the bottom image on the right hand side. This map is folding hence the centrefold line may show on the image below

DATE PRINTED: MDCCXL (1740). This date is printed on the map    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 52.5 x 69.5cm, 20.75 x 27.5 inches (Large); Please note that this is a folding map.

TYPE: Large antique 18th century atlas map, printed on thick, good quality paper with original outline hand colour/color, decorative title cartouche and inset plan of the fortified city of Geneva

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. Repaired tear in bottom margin not extending up to the border of the map. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Please contact us if you would like to arrange to view this map. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic map, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain

FOLDING: This is a folding map.

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Philippe Buache / Antoine Chopy

PROVENANCE: The map was extracted from a composite atlas of early 18th century maps, the latest of which was dated c1754


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