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Auction 180, Lot 519

"Exactissima Helvetiae Rhaetiae, Valesia Caeterorumq, Confaederatorum ut et Finitimorum Populorum Regionum Tabula", Visscher, Nicolas

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1680 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.3 x 18.3 inches
56.6 x 46.5 cm
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This highly detailed map of Switzerland extends to include portions of present-day Italy, France, and Germany. It graphically depicts the rugged terrain of the region, identifies hundreds of tiny villages, and locates numerous lakes and rivers in the valleys. Decorated by three cartouches with several putti and cherubs.


Condition: B+

There is light toning and minor foxing along the lower centerfold and a 6" centerfold separation at bottom that has been mostly closed on verso with old paper.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $200

Closed on 11/18/2020