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Lot 527
By: Matthias Seutter
Subject: Switzerland
Date: 1730 (circa)

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Condition Code: B+

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Color: hand color

Size: 22.2 x 19.3 inches
         56.4 x 49.1 cm


    Robustly engraved map surrounded by vignettes of natural phenomena, including the Devil's Bridge in the Alps, whirlpools, fossils, avalanches, and even the legendary fire-breathing, winged dragon that haunts the mountains near Lucerne. Superb detail throughout the country with vigorous depictions of the mountainous topography. The decorative title cartouche is flanked by river gods, armorial crests and people engaged in agrarian pursuits. A lettered key at the top names the marvels illustrated in the map.

Condition Description: A crisp impression with original color, one tiny pinhole, light toning along the centerfold, and a few small stains.

Estimate:
$200.00 - $230.00


Sold for: $190.00

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