Switzerland Luzern Neuchatel Lac Leman 1598 Munster old map wonderful hand colorBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Don dem Wiselzpurger Gow.
(Switzerland, Lac Leman- Luzern- Neuchatel).
Issued Basel, 1598 by Seb. Munster.
Oriented with north to the bottom, so map must be turned upside down for correct orientation.
Charming 16th century antique map. Engraved with beautiful full hand color. Text on reverse as always for Munster maps.
Sheet remains well preserved, keeping in mind map is not modern or new, so minor paper flaws unworthy of specific mention are sometimes to be expected. Clean, well-preserved and pleasing example, lovely visual appearance.
Sheet measures c. 6 5/8"H x 7 3/4"W.
Printed area measures c. 5 7/8"H x 6 1/8"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 3, p. 296.
Burmeister, Munster, p.