Copper-engraved map, in excellent condition. Sheet size: 18 x 21 5/8 inches. An important and fascinating map from Châtelain's celebrated 'Atlas Historique' This very finely engraved and interesting map with illustrations was included in Châtelain's Atlas Historique. It is Switzerland in ancient Roman times with Latin nomenclature. The beautifully engraved illustrations at the bottom depict events in Swiss history: establishing independence and unification including the exploits of the legendary patriot, William Tell, particularly the famous shooting an arrow through an apple on the head of his son. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Carte Ancienne de la Suisse avec des ...
Publisher: Chez L'Honoré & Châtelain
Publication Date: 1719
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