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Antique map Switzerland La Suisse by Le Rouge 1748
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Switzerland antique map, La Suisse mapmaker Le Rouge 1748

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18th century map of Switzerland.

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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.

Size:
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.