Auction 96, Lot 318

"Geneva (Geneve)", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1841 (dated)

Publication: Baldwin & Cradock

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.7 x 11.3 inches
37.3 x 28.7 cm

Terrific plan of the fortress city. Great detail shows major buildings, streets, fortifications, bridges and surrounding area. Inset "Environs of Geneva" is detailed. Lovely engraved vignette shows the city from across the river with individual building clearly visible.

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Condition: B

Small area of toning at top, otherwise a fine sheet.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/12/2001

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