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Publisher: ARROWSMITH, John
Title: Switzerland &c, and the Passes of The Alps.
Published in: London, 1839
   
Size: 18.9 x 23.6 inches.
48.0 x 60.0 cm.
Coloring:

In original o/l colours.
Condition: In good condition. With marginal markings only. Lower centrefold split (13 cm).
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A large steel engraved map of Switzerland, that continues down into Piedmont and Lombardy. A wealth of detail is shown. An assortment of mileage scales given.
The Arrowsmith family members were among the most respected and influential cartographers of the nineteenth century. Taken from 'The London Atlas of Universal Geography…'

John Arrowsmith (1790-1873) joined his uncle, Aaron Arrowsmith in mapmaking in London in 1810. Upon the death of his uncle in 1823, the business was carried on by Aaron's two sons, Samuel and Aaron.
In 1839, John took over the business. This atlas was first published in 1834. His maps were very numerous, and their neatness and finished style gained John a very extensive reputation.

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