Auction 136, Lot 569

"Das Wiflispurgergou", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1633 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.5 x 14 inches
47 x 35.6 cm

The southwestern part of Switzerland is the focus of this detailed map showing Geneva, Lake Geneva, Lake Neuchatel, Lake Biel, Bern, Freiburg, and Lake Thuner. It is decorated with a strapwork title cartouche and a ship sailing in Lake Geneva. French text on verso.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $325 - $400

Sold for: $240

Closed on 6/1/2011

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