Helvetia Cum Finitimis Regionibus Confederatis
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An attractive example of this important map of Switzerland by the great cartographer Gerhard Mercator. First published in 1585, this is a Latin text example 1623 with strong original colouring. Minor surface abrasion in lower corners otherwise fine.
region: Maps of Switzerland
mapmaker: G. Mercator
place and date of publication: Amsterdam 1585-1623
medium and colour: copperplate, Original outline colourref: 23375
size in mm: 355 by 475mm (14 by 18.75 inches).
literature: Koeman/van der Krogt, Atlantes Neerlandici, I, map 4900:1A:1
Price: £ 550
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