Auction 139, Lot 493

"Helvetia", Langenes, Barent

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Caert-Thresoor

Color: Hand Color

5 x 4 inches
12.7 x 10.2 cm

This miniature map of Switzerland is roughly centered on Zurich. It was published by Cornelius Claesz and printed by Langenes in the first edition of the popular Map-treasury. Dutch text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 80-82.

Condition: A

Marginal soiling and binding holes in far left margin.

Estimate: $95 - $110


Closed on 2/15/2012