"Lacus Lemanni Locorumque Circumiacentium Accuratissima Descriptio", Blaeu, (Family)
Period: 1640 (circa)
Publication: Novus Atlas
Color: Hand Color
20.2 x 16 inches
51.3 x 40.6 cm
Beautifully engraved chart of Switzerland with three decorative cartouches and lovely script lettering. Boldly engraved with strong detail throughout and a compass rose in Lake Geneva. Locates numerous walled cities and villas. Appears to be identical to the 1635 edition less the Blaeu inscription at lower left.
Original color with some weakness in oxidized areas. Dark impression on full sheet with wide margins. Bottom fold split and a couple of short marginal tears. Light scattered foxing evident in blank areas.