Auction 148, Lot 543

"Zurichgow et Basiliensis Provincia", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Northern Switzerland

Period: 1643 (published)

Publication: Theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas

Color: Hand Color

19.6 x 15 inches
49.8 x 38.1 cm

This fine map of the northern part of Switzerland includes Zurich, Schaffhausen, Basel, and Solothurn. Decorated with a strapwork title cartouche and distance scales. French text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II) #4910:2.

Condition: A

A nice impression on watermarked paper with old color that has been partially refreshed. There are some faint damp stains in bottom blank margin that enter map border in a few spots.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $120

Closed on 2/19/2014