Auction 148, Lot 541

"Argow cum Parte Merid. Zurichgow", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1643 (circa)

Publication: Theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas

Color: Hand Color

19.7 x 15.2 inches
50 x 38.6 cm

Nice copper engraved map of Canton Aargau and parts of the Cantons Schwyz, Zurich, and Glarus. Includes the cities of Bern and Lucern. Beautifully engraved to depict the numerous lakes and mountainous countryside and embellished with a small title cartouche. French text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II) #4930:2:12-3.

Condition: B+

On watermarked paper with light toning and minor show-through of text on verso.

Estimate: $240 - $300


Closed on 2/19/2014