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Auction 106, Lot 387

"Territory Basiliensis Nova Descriptio", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1656 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.4 x 15 inches
49.3 x 38.1 cm
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Fine map of the region centered on Basle but also including part of Alsace and northern Burgundy and the Black Forest of Germany. Engraved by Petrus Kaerius in his bold style and embellished with a fine title cartouche. Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

Original color. Slight damp stain at paper edges, well away from map.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $275

Closed on 3/3/2004