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Auction 159, Lot 501

"Potentissimae Helvetiorum Reipublicae Cantones Tredecim cum Foederatis et Subjectis Provinciis", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1710 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.8 x 19.1 inches
57.9 x 48.5 cm
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Large, detailed map of Switzerland is colored to show the regions of various religious enclaves. A large, decorative title cartouche features the coats of arms of the cantons. Below the cartouche and in the lower left corner are vignettes of farm and village life.


Condition: B+

A dark impression on a bright sheet with several small fold separations closed on verso with archival material. There are two light printer's creases at left.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/14/2016