Sale 503 Lot 4

* BLAEU, Willem (1571-1638)
[MAPS OF SWITZERLAND]. Helvetia, cum finitimis regionibus confoederatis. - Alpinae seu Foederatae Rhaetia subditarumque ei Terrarum nova descriptio. - Das Wiflispurgerow. - Argow cum parte merid. Zurichgow. - Zurichgow et Basiliensis provincia. Amsterdam, ca.1640.

5 engraved maps hand-colored in outline, image 380/388 x 499/507 mm (470/471 x 561/572 mm sheet). (Map of Switzerland with small tear with loss on top edge with 1" of borders and 1/2" of image supplied in facsimile, a few short marginal tears, occasisonally affecting border, reparied on verso.) Blaeu's "Swiss Atlas," comprising a detailed map of Switzerland and 4 regional maps. French text on verso, 3 maps with credit to Gerald Mercator.

Estimate $ 1,000-1,500

Property from the Collection of Kenneth Nebenzahl, Inc., Glencoe, Illinois

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