Auction 124, Lot 519

"Carte Ancienne de la Suisse avec des Remarques Abregees sur les Divers Evenemens et Revolutions…", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1708 (circa)


Color: Black & White

7.6 x 7.1 inches
19.3 x 18 cm

A most attractive sheet containing a map of ancient Switzerland, plus six scenes of historical events in Switzerland. The legend of William Tell is illustrated on oe panel with the unlucky apple-topped boy unwillingly roped to the tree. On a full sheet (17.6 x 13.8" ) with French text at sides.


Condition: B+

A good impression with faint centerfold toning and a few spots in the text. The lower, blank margins have a couple short tears, well away from the map.

Estimate: $200 - $250


Closed on 5/7/2008