Auction 112, Lot 464

"Alpinae seu Foederatae Rhaetiae Subditarumque ei Terrarum nova descriptio", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Switzerland and Italy

Period: 1656 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

20 x 15.2 inches
50.8 x 38.6 cm

Handsome map of the southwest part of Switzerland and northern Italy. The map highlights the fortifications along the Adda River, as well as providing excellent information on the topography, cities and tiny villages throughout the region. Each corner of the map is adorned with a decorative cartouche. The map was drawn by Philipp Cluver and published by Jansson.


Condition: B

Original color that is slightly faded with some minor surface soil. Professional repair on centerfold.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/28/2005