Auction 117, Lot 550

"La Suisse divisee en ses Cantons, ses Allies et Sujets", Brion de la Tour/Desnos

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1786 (dated)

Publication: Atlas general, civil, ecclesiastique et militaire

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12 x 11 inches
30.5 x 27.9 cm

Nice map of Switzerland with modest detail. The map is colored to show the catholic, protestant and 'mixed' religious regions with a color key at lower right. It is nicely embellished with a title cartouche and an elaborate border, which was printed from a separate plate.

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Condition: A+

Original color. Couple of tiny spots in blank margins, still fine.

Estimate: $95 - $140

Sold for: $70

Closed on 12/6/2006

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