Auction 119, Lot 648

"Helvetiae conterminarumque terrarum antiqua descriptio", Cluver/Jansson

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1661 (published)

Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographicam

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8 x 6.2 inches
20.3 x 15.7 cm

Handsome, smaller map of ancient Switzerland showing the mountainous topography and classical place names. Lake Geneva (Lacus Lemanus) is located in the lower left of the map. It is adorned with an attractive strapwork title cartouche.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $130

Closed on 5/9/2007

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