Auction 97, Lot 342

"Keller's Lithographierte Reisekarte der Schweiz", Keller, Heinrich

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1865 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

25.9 x 17.8 inches
65.8 x 45.2 cm

Dissected and linen-backed folding map in original slipcase with label. Lithographed map covers the whole of Switzerland plus small sections of surrounding countries. Four insets in the corners show main roads out of Switzerland to Paris, Stuttgart, Milan and Lyon. Borders and lakes are hand-colored, and mountains are indicated by hachure. A very lively map with good detail.


Condition: B

Slight browning along folds with minor wear at intersections including some breaks in linen. Slipcase, of paper-board is damaged at extremities, but all present. Ex libris numbers on slipcase.

Estimate: $140 - $160


Closed on 12/5/2001