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Auction 164, Lot 559

"Carte Ancienne de la Suisse avec des Remarques Abregees sur les Divers Evenemens et Revolutions qui y sont Arrivees, et Particulierement Celles qui ont Donne Lieu a Leur Liberte", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1708 (published)

Publication: Atlas Historique…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.6 x 13.8 inches
44.7 x 35.1 cm

A most attractive sheet containing a map of ancient Switzerland, plus six scenes of historical events in Switzerland. The legend of William Tell is illustrated in the panel at lower-left with the unlucky apple-topped boy unwillingly roped to the tree. The map measures 7.6 x 7.1".

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Condition: A

A crisp impression on paper with an "I C H" watermark and a couple of tiny spots of foxing.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/13/2017

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