"[Untitled - Northern Switzerland]", Mercator/Hondius
Subject: Northern Switzerland
Period: 1619 (published)
Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae
Color: Hand Color
18.6 x 14.1 inches
47.2 x 35.8 cm
This handsome map shows northern Switzerland with Basel and Zurich located. Miniature castle icons locate the larger towns with small villages indicated by small circles. The mountains are graphically illustrated. French text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #4910:1A.1.
Contemporary color with light toning and archival repairs to a short centerfold separation and edge tear both confined to the bottom blank margin. There is some paper residue along the bottom sheet edge, away from the map image.