Switzerland Carte de la Suisse Old map by François Grasset 1769.
Title: Carte de la Suisse où sont les treize cantons, leurs alliés, et leurs sujets … par François Grasset libraire et imprimeur à Lausanne 1769.
Description: Fine hand colored antique map of Switzerland and cantons, with mountains and lakes by François Grasset, Printer, bookseller and publisher of maps. The map was published in Origin Atlas Universel by Robert de Vaugondy.
An attractive title cartouche with the coat of arms of the cantons on the higher left, and an image of Governor Albrecht Hermann Gessler who ordered William Tell to shoot an apple off the head of his son Walter at hiher map/
Original copperplate engraving with hand coloring.
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Sheet app.: 72 x 56 cm. 28 x 22 inches. Image app:. 66 x 50.5 cm. 26 x 19.75 inches. Condition: Nice map in good condition, small marginal restorations, Fold as published.