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    Sale 5428

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 610

    SCHEUCHZER, Johann Jakob (1672-1733). Nova Helvetiae Tabula Geographicae. [No Place:] 1712 [?but later]. Large partly hand-coloured engraved map of Switzerland on 4 sections mounted on linen, elaborate title cartouche with allegorical figures representing Swiss rivers, elaborate illustrated surround with key, each canton with its hand-coloured coat-of-arms (some light waterstaining, a few small holes, trimmed close to edges with some cropping), overall dimensions approximately 1,100 x 1,440mm, folding into contemporary patterned card slipcase (rather worn). RARE.

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    SCHEUCHZER, Johann Jakob (1672-1733). Nova Helvetiae Tabula Geographicae. [No Place:] 1712 [?but later]. Large partly hand-coloured engraved map of Switzerland on 4 sections mounted on linen, elaborate title cartouche with allegorical figures representing Swiss rivers, elaborate illustrated surround with key, each canton with its hand-coloured coat-of-arms (some light waterstaining, a few small holes, trimmed close to edges with some cropping), overall dimensions approximately 1,100 x 1,440mm, folding into contemporary patterned card slipcase (rather worn). RARE.


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