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Auction 114, Lot 442

"Helvetia Tredecim Statibus Liberis quos Cantones vocant…", Homann Heirs

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1751 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

21.5 x 17 inches
54.6 x 43.2 cm
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Handsome map of Switzerland colored by canton. The map is packed with topographical detail and hundreds of place names, some of which are underlined for emphasis. The title cartouche is made up of the coats of arms of the cantons and the map key is enclosed in another cartouche in the opposite corner.


Condition: B

Fine impression and original color with apparently original underlining of city names. Minor repair of a short tear near bottom centerfold.

Estimate: $325 - $375


Closed on 3/1/2006