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

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

Product SKU: P-8-000279

Price £699.00

'Carte du Lac de Geneve et des pays circonvoisins ou se trouvent les Frontieres de France, de Savoye, et de Suisse / Plan de la ville de Genève avec ses nouvelles fortification [Map of Lake Geneva/Lac Léman and its neighbouring country including the frontiers of France, Savoy, and Switzerland / Plan of the city of Geneva with its new fortification]' by Philippe Buache / Antoine Chopy (MDCCXL (1740). This date is printed on the map). Large antique 18th century atlas map, printed on thick, good qu

TITLE OF THE MAP: 'Carte du Lac de Geneve et des pays circonvoisins ou se trouvent les Frontieres de France, de Savoye, et de Suisse / Plan de la ville de Genève avec ses nouvelles fortification [Map of Lake Geneva/Lac Léman and its neighbouring country including the frontiers of France, Savoy, and Switzerland / Plan of the city of Geneva with its new fortification]'

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

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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