Auction 109, Lot 455

"Argow cum parte merid. Zurichgow", Blaeu, Johannes

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1644 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.6 x 15 inches
49.8 x 38.1 cm

Nice map of Canton Aargau and parts of the Cantons Schwyz, Zurich and Glarus. Includes the cities of Bern and Lucern. Based on the cartography of Gerard Mercator and very similar to a map of the same title by Jansson. Beautifully engraved to depict the mountainous countryside and embellished with a small title cartouche. Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A

Wide original margins with a couple of minor creases, else fine.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 12/1/2004

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