Switzerland Old Maps.

Viewed products



Antique map Switzerland La Suisse by Le Rouge 1748
Move your mouse over image or click to enlarge

Switzerland antique map, La Suisse mapmaker Le Rouge 1748



18th century map of Switzerland.

More details

$69.95 Free Shipment

More info

Switzerland antique map, La Suisse mapmaker Le Rouge 1748

Title: La Suisse.

Description: 18th century map of Switzerland with numerous lakes, villages and the high peaks of the Alps.
The map is copperplate engraved with hand coloring in outline.

Cartographer: George Louis Le Rouge (1740-1779).
Publisher, and topographical engineer for the King Louis XV of France.
He specialized in atlases of fortifications and plans.

The 1743 Le Rouge plates were acquired by Crepy, who re-issued them in Paris, often putting his imprint & another date in the cartouche/ title area.
Origin: Atlas Nouveau Portatif à l'usage des militaires et du voyageur Isles de la Sonde,issued Paris.

Sheet app.: 31.5 x 22.5 cm. 12.5 x 8.75 inches
Image app.: 27 x 20.5 cm. 10.75 x 8 inches.
Condition: Good map, fold as published.