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Auction 189, Lot 492

"La Suisse, Suivant les Nouvelles Observations de Messrs. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences, Etc. Augmentees de Nouveau", Leth, Hendrik de

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1740 (circa)

Publication: Nouvel Atlas Geographique & Historique...

Color: Hand Color

8.5 x 6.4 inches
21.6 x 16.3 cm
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The map shows the cantons and major cities and is embellished with a title cartouche framed with the coats of arms of the cantons. For his Nouvel Atlas, Leth made close copies of Jacques Chiquet's maps published in Le Nouveau et Curieux Atlas in 1719.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.LETH-1a.

Condition: B+

A dark impression with contemporary outline color, issued folding with light toning along the folds and short fold separations that have been repaired with paper on verso.

Estimate: $95 - $120


Closed on 9/14/2022