C1742

Nova Helvetiae, foederatarumque cum ca, nec non subditarum Regionum Tabula, ad ufum Serenissimi Burgundiae Ducis. [Switzerland]

Mapmaker:

Covens & Mortier

Scarce, detailed and impressive map of Switzerland. There are two sets of coats of arms and a note on the country’s allies at top right and lower left. A key at lower right lists towns of various sizes, abbeys, locations with … Read Full Description

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S/N: SWI-1755-COVE-055–185343
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Full Title:

Nova Helvetiae, foederatarumque cum ca, nec non subditarum Regionum Tabula, ad ufum Serenissimi Burgundiae Ducis. [Switzerland]

Date:

C1742

Mapmaker:

Covens & Mortier

Condition:

In superb original good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

610mm 
x 480mm

Paper Size: 

655mm 
x 530mm
AUTHENTICITY
Nova Helvetiae, foederatarumque cum ca, nec non subditarum Regionum Tabula, ad ufum Serenissimi Burgundiae Ducis. [Switzerland] - Antique Map from 1742

Genuine antique
dated:

1742

Description:

Scarce, detailed and impressive map of Switzerland. There are two sets of coats of arms and a note on the country’s allies at top right and lower left. A key at lower right lists towns of various sizes, abbeys, locations with Protestant or Catholic affiliations and baths.

Pieter Mortier & Covens Mortier’s publishing interests covered a wide fielding including French, English and Dutch maps. On his death his son Cornelis took over the business and in 1721 he married the sister of Johannes Covens and in the same year entered into partnership as publishers. Covens and Mortier became one of the most important firms in the Dutch map publishing business.   

Collections: David Rumsey  

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