Auction 153, Lot 528

"[Untitled - Map of Northern Switzerland]", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Northern Switzerland

Period: 1609 (published)

Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae

Color: Hand Color

18.7 x 14.1 inches
47.5 x 35.8 cm

This handsome map shows northern Switzerland with Basil and Zurich located. Miniature castle icons locate the larger towns with small villages indicated by small circles. The mountains are graphically illustrated. French text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #4910:1A.1.

Condition: B

This example has been trimmed to the neatline and mounted on paper. There is light printer's ink residue.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $75

Closed on 5/20/2015