Auction 103, Lot 285

"[Lot of 9 - Switzerland, Italy and Mediterranean]", Various

Subject: Europe

Period: 1850-95 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
8.5 x 5.7 inches
21.6 x 14.5 cm

Includes Map of the Missionary tours of the Apostle Paul by W. Williams of Philadelphia, circa 1850. The other 8 maps are untitled and cover sections of the Alps in detail. These are by Wagner & Debes of Leipzig and are undated but circa 1895. Filled with minute detail and topography by hachure. Three maps on one sheet: Spiral Tunnels Near Wassen; Spiral Tunnels Near Dazio Grande; Spiral Tunnels in the Biaschina Ravine. Untitled map of region in Switzerland including Visp or Viege. Untitled map of the region around the Buendner Alps in Switzerland. Untitled map of the Swiss Alps as well as a portion of Italy. Bern city plan with Bernese Alps in profile on verso. Untitled map of the Swiss Alps near Bourg-St. Pierre. Untitled map of Northern Italy focusing on a portion of Sondrio. Untitled map of the region in Switzerland around Altstatten. Sizes vary slightly.

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Condition: B

No dates on any maps. Condition generally very good with damage to lower portion of Apostle Paul map.

Estimate: $90 - $110

Unsold

Closed on 6/11/2003

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