Copper engraved map, from ‘Atlas Moderne ou Collection de Cates du Globe Terrestre’, outlined in colour, decorative title vignette, 24 coat-of-arms, central vertical fold, reinforced on verso, slight browning and foxing, Paris, 1782.
A decorative two sheet map of Switzerland divided into Cantons. The map offers excellent detail of important cities and regional boundaries with strongly engraved hachuring giving clear indication of the mountainous nature of the Alpine regions.
Provenance: H.A.J. Staples of Her Majesty’s Service