Auction 135, Lot 524

"[Argow]", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1609-19 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.5 x 14.2 inches
47 x 36.1 cm

Handsome map of central Switzerland with Bern and Lucerne located. Icons locate the larger towns with small villages indicated by small circles. The mountains are graphically illustrated. French text on verso with page number 349 at right.

References: KOEMAN Me 19.

Condition: A

The map image and impression are fine. The very wide margins have a small area of paper weakness at bottom along centerfold with archival tape on verso poorly applied.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $140

Closed on 2/16/2011

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