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Jodocus Hondius:  Nova Helvetiae Tabula

Maps of Switzerland


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Title: Nova Helvetiae Tabula

Map Maker: Jodocus Hondius

Place / Date: Amsterdam / 1617 ca

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 21 x 16.5 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $3,400.00

Inventory ID: 46611


Description:

One of the Most Decorative 17th Century Maps of Switzerland.

Decorative early map of Switzerland, including 7 City Views and 6 costumed figures.

Hondius' map of Switzerland is one of the most decorative single sheet maps of Switzerland published in the 17th Century.  The map includes vignettes of Lucern, St. Gal, Bern, Solothyrn, Schafhyvsen, Zurich and Basel, as well as male and female costumed figures showing noble, peasant and others in local dress.


Condition Description: Minor toning.


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