Auction 125, Lot 615

"Helvetiae conterminarumque terrarum antiqua descriptio", Cluver/Jansson

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1661 (published)

Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographicam

Color: Hand Color

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, which is adorned with an attractive strapwork title cartouche.


Condition: A

Old paper repair in blank margin.

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $80

Closed on 9/24/2008