Auction 130, Lot 555

"[Lot of 2] Nova Helvetia Tabula [and] Argow", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1630 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.8 x 5.7 inches
19.8 x 14.5 cm

Pair of appealing small maps. The first covers the whole of Switzerland, while the second focuses on Canton Argow and parts of the Cantons Schwyz, Zurich and Glarus including the cities of Bern and Lucerne. Both are fully engraved to show the mountainous terrain and ornamented with a large title cartouche. French text on verso.

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Condition: A

Minor toning in the blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Unsold

Closed on 12/2/2009

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