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Auction 172, Lot 492

"Helvetia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1613 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.5 x 6 inches
19.1 x 15.2 cm
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This charming small map of Switzerland depicts the lakes, mountainous topography, rivers, and cities of the country. The map is adorned with strapwork title and distance scale cartouches. French text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #4900:351.

Condition: B+

The impression is a bit weak at far left and there is light toning along the edges of the sheet and a couple of small stains at bottom right.

Estimate: $110 - $140


Closed on 4/17/2019