By Johann Georg Altmann
Basle   Emanuel Tourneisen
6.5" by 4" [4], xxiv, [3], 2-432; [7], 2-444; [7], 2-350; [9], 2-422pp
A lavishly illustrated edition of Johann Georg Altmann's beautiful work on Switzerland, illustrated throughout with folding plates.
By Johann Georg Altmann

1776 Etat et Delices de la Suisse, ou Description Helvetique et Geographique des XIII. Cantons Suisses et de Leurs Allies

Basle   Emanuel Tourneisen
6.5" by 4" [4], xxiv, [3], 2-432; [7], 2-444; [7], 2-350; [9], 2-422pp
A lavishly illustrated edition of Johann Georg Altmann's beautiful work on Switzerland, illustrated throughout with folding plates.
£2,500.00
: 1.5kgs / : 730P2

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Description

Folding Plates, Illustrated, Leather Binding

Complete in four volumes.

In the original French.

Volume I illustrated with six folding plates. Half-title is present.

Volume II illustrated with sixteen folding plates.

Volume III illustrated with twelve folding plates.

Volume IV illustrated with four folding plates.

A picturesque travel work on Switzerland, going into detail looking at the beauty, history, and contemporary state of the country.

Written by Johann Georg Altmann, a Swiss Protestant theologian.

This work was first published in Amsterdam in 1714.

A new, corrected edition of the work.

Condition

In a full calf binding. Externally, smart. A little bumping to the head and tail of the spines and to the extremities. Light marks and a little rubbing to the boards. Repair to the rear board of Volume I, with rubbing to the rear board. Very small amount of loss to the head of the front board of Volume II. Light surface cracks to the spines. A little loss to the tail of the front joint of Volume III, and a little to the head of the rear board. A little fading to the head of the front board of Volume III. Internally, firmly bound. Page are bright and clean, with just a couple of light spots. Tidemark to the tail of the textblock of Volume II.

Very Good Indeed

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