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Helvetia : M. Quad

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A scarce and unusual map of all Switzerland finely engraved by Johannes Bussemacher for Matthias Quad's small format atlas. The map copies Ortelius's of 1570 on a reduced scale with north to the bottom of the page, and has a large title block at top right which includes a description of the country.
mapmaker: M. Quad  
place and date of publication: Cologne c. 1600
medium and colour: copperplate, uncoloured
size in mm: 225 by 305mm (8.75 by 12 inches).
ref: 43141

Price: £ 500

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