Auction 150, Lot 499

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

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1794 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
25.8 x 19.1 inches
65.5 x 48.5 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.

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Condition: B+

Full original color on watermarked paper with light offsetting and toning, primarily along the centerfold.

Estimate: $180 - $210

Unsold

Closed on 9/17/2014

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