DIE VIERDT LANDTAFEL HALTET INN DIE ALT HELVETIAM

£650

One of the rarest available maps of Switzerland.

Original woodcut from J. Stumpf's Swiss Chronicle (Schweitzer Chronik). Published in Zurich by Ch. Froschauer, 1548. The maps are prepared by Johannes Stumpf (1500-1576) and the maps are engraved by Heinrich I. Vogtherr (1490-1556) from Strassburg.

Covers the area from Lake Geneva in the south, to Berne, Zurich, Lucern etc

Mountains and rivers flamboyantly engraved making this not only one of the earliest but certainly the most decorative. A work of art as well as a map.

A veritable collectors map

Excellent hand colour

Mint condition

code : M4449

Cartographer : STUMPF J

Date : 1548 Basel

Size : 30*42 cms

availability : Available

Price : £650

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