Auction 140, Lot 613

"A New Map of Switzerland, Divided into the Thirteen Cantons with Their Allies & Their Subjects", Laurie & Whittle

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1794 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

26 x 19.3 inches
66 x 49 cm

This fully engraved map of Switzerland is divided into thirteen cantons. There is excellent detail of the lakes, mountains, and rivers in the region. A legend below the title cartouche identifies towns of various sizes, parishes, abbeys, baths, fields of battle, and "great vineyards." A note at right gives additional information on the cantons.


Condition: B+

Printed on heavy bluish paper with light toning along centerfold and a centerfold separation that enters 2" into map at bottom that has been closed on verso with archival materials.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/23/2012