Auction 110, Lot 459

"Das Wiflispurgergow", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1640 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.8 x 15 inches
50.3 x 38.1 cm

Detailed map based on the cartography of Gerard Mercator. It covers the southwestern part of Switzerland showing Geneva, Lake Geneva, Lake Neuchatel, Lake Biel, Bern, Freiburg, Lake Thuner, etc. Adorned with a decorative title cartouche. French text on verso.

References:

Condition: A

Fine original color. A few faint spots, mostly in blank margins.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $150

Closed on 3/2/2005

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