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ARROWSMITH, Aaron.


Map of the Alpine Country in the South of Europe.
London: 4 Rathbone Place. A. arrowsmith 1804.

FIRST EDITION. Original hand-coloured map engraved by W.West on four sheets and joined (overall 126 x 150 cm.) dissected into 24 sections and backed onto linen with pale blue silk edging. Shows from Florence to Regensburg and Geneva across to Vienna. Contemporary marbled slipcase (32 x 26 cm) with manuscript label to upper cover Fine inset view by Webber taken in 1787 " From the Village of Chamouny [Chamonix]" to upper left engraved by H. Wilson, and upper right dedication "To Charles Viscount Newark, Baron Pierrepont of Holmpierrepont Ltd."

Price £ 6000.00
Stock Code 52982
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