Baden Switzerland c.1715-20, by Van der Aa old engraved city viewBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Bade, en Suisse.
(Europe / Switzerland / Baden- European city views of 18th century).
Issued c.1715-20, by Van der Aa.
Absolutely charming engraved miniature panoramic birds-eye city view. Balloon-type view, richly engraved and a dark ink impression. Architecture rendered in superior masterly gravure technique and style, a very pleasing example of this very uncommon early 18th century city print.
Very nice (superior) looking example, lovely age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive. Original fold-lines for the rare small pocket-sized volume which originally contained it.
Sheet measures c. 5 3/4"H x 7 1/4"W.
Engraved area measures c. 5"H x 6 1/4"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1.