Catalog Archive
Auction 161, Lot 580

"Le Lac Leman",

Subject: Lake Geneva, Switzerland

Period: 1946 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

28.5 x 17.3 inches
72.4 x 43.9 cm

This charming pictorial map was created by Eric Poncy and published by the tourism bureau for the Lake Geneva region (La Commission du Tourisme de la Region du Leman). The map is filled with illustrations of activities and sights that can be enjoyed throughout the area. Key cities and roads are also shown. The map is further embellished with a lovely title cartouche and a large compass rose. The verso includes numerous photos of activities that can be found in key cities in the region, including Geneva and Lausanne. Printed by Offset Atar in Geneva.


Condition: A

Clean and bright with a few minute holes at fold intersections, and very light soiling on verso. Issued folding.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $140

Closed on 2/8/2017