Auction 151, Lot 532

"Nova et Accuratissima Helvetiae, Foederatarumque cum ea nec non Subditarum… / Les Cantons Suisses, leurs Allies & pays Sujets…", Ottens, Reiner and Joshua

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1740 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.4 x 17.7 inches
59.4 x 45 cm

Large map of Switzerland detailing the land from Lake Geneva to Lake Constance. The map shows the various cantons and has excellent pictorial representation of the topography. At the top of the map is a row of armorial shields for the cantons noting whether they were Catholic, Protestant or a mixture of both. The lower left corner contains a key to the location of towns of varying sizes, rivers and roads that are easy to difficult to cross, and the location of public baths.

References:

Condition: A

A nice impression with original outline color and marginal soiling.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $220

Closed on 11/19/2014

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