1630s - Switzerland - Alpinae seu Foederatae Rhaetiae Subditarumque ei Terrarum nova descriptio - Antique Map

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Item number: EUR2931
Genuine Antique Map


Maker: Mercator/Hondius/Janssonius

Antique uncolored map of part of the Graubunden Canton in Switzerland and part of Italy, by Mercator/Hondius/Janssonius, c. 1630-1639. This detailed map includes the cities of Bormio, Chur, St. Moritz, Sils Maria/Sils im Engadin/Segl, Lake Como, and Vogelberg mountain, and more . Shows an enormous amount of place names, small villages and towns, as well as topography pictorially with many mountains. In the 1630s Johannes Janssonius formed a partnership with his brother in law Henricus Hondius, and together they published atlases as Mercator/Hondius/Janssonius. Very good restored condition, map has been cleaned, deacidified, and lightly backed (thus repairing some small seam separations). Some minor signs of age remain, including mild stains. Measures approx. 15 x 19.5 inches to the neatline.

Item Number: EUR2931