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Auction 155, Lot 493

"Le Tirol, souz le Nom Duquel s'Entendent le Comte de Tirol; puis les Comtes de Bregentz, Feldkirck, Montfort, Pludentz, &c. Sujets...", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Alps - Italy, Switzerland, Austria

Period: 1703 (dated)

Publication: Cartes Generales de Toutes les Parties du Monde...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.6 x 14.3 inches
47.2 x 36.3 cm

This map shows the central Alps in northern Italy, eastern Switzerland, and western Austria. The map is bounded by Lake Como and Lake Garda in the south, Lake Constance in the northwest, and Saltzburg in the northeast. Hundreds of towns are depicted, along with political boundaries, rivers, and the mountainous topography. The map is adorned with a decorative distance scale and a title cartouche in the form of a natural bridge over a river.

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Condition: A

Original outline color on watermarked paper with faint toning and several printer's creases at top.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 11/18/2015

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