Auction 101, Lot 345

"Nova Totius Helvetiae cum suis Subditis ac Sociis…", Seutter, Matthias

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.4 x 19.3 inches
56.9 x 49 cm

Robustly engraved map surrounded by vignettes showing natural phenomenon, e.g. mudslides, whirlpools, fossils, etc. Superb detail throughout the country. Large, pictorial title cartouche (colored) featuring a flying and fire-breathing dragon!

References:

Condition: B

Crisp impression with old color, light in some areas. Short split at lower centerfold just into map, marginal soiling.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $500

Closed on 12/4/2002

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