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Auction 189, Lot 490

"Helvetia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1621 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.6 x 6.1 inches
19.3 x 15.5 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. Latin text on verso.

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

Condition: B+

A dark impression on a lightly toned sheet.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $60

Closed on 9/14/2022