Auction 103, Lot 375

"Carte de la Republique des Suisses ou sont distingues les 13 Cantons et leurs allies...", Robert de Vaugondy

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1756 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

23.5 x 18.7 inches
59.7 x 47.5 cm

Very detailed and well-engraved map of Switzerland featuring topography, political divisions, towns and settlements. Large decorative cartouche and six distance scales. Notes provide a brief history of the 13 cantons.

References: Phillips (A) 5982-60.

Condition: B

Short splits on top and bottom centerfold with old repair on verso. A little toning along centerfold, else very good.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $180

Closed on 6/11/2003