"Helvetiae Descriptio, Aegidio Tschudo Auct.", Ortelius, Abraham
Period: 1603 (published)
Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum
Color: Hand Color
17.8 x 13.5 inches
45.2 x 34.3 cm
An early map of Switzerland with north oriented at the bottom of the chart. The map was based on the work of Aegidius Tschudi, a historian of the Swiss Confederation. The title in engraved onto the top of an unusual three dimensional title box. Latin text on verso.
References: Van den Broecke #115.
Attractive old color with a bit of minor foxing in the blank margins.