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Auction 183, Lot 401

"Zurichgow et Basiliensis Provincia", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: Northern Switzerland

Period: 1638 (circa)

Publication: Theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas

Color: Hand Color

19.6 x 15 inches
49.8 x 38.1 cm
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This fine map of the northern part of Switzerland includes Zurich, Schaffhausen, Basel, and Solothurn. Decorated with a strapwork title cartouche and distance scales. French text on verso, published between 1638-43.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II) #4910:2.

Condition: B+

Contemporary outline color with minor toning, a few spots of soiling, and a printer's crease adjacent to the centerfold.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/9/2021