Upper Swabia Southern Germany Boden Sea Switzerland Danube 1644 Hondius mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Nova Alemanniae sive Sveviae Superioris Tabula.
(Southern Germany- Boden See- Lake Constance- Switzerland- Augsburg- Danube).
Issued 1644, Amsterdam by Hendrick Hondius & Jansson.
Scarce mid-17th century antique map with original outline hand color.
Fine large decorative pictorial cartouche for title and distance scales. North is oriented to the right side.
In Good+ to near VG condition.
An uncommon old Dutch map which remains attractive and rather clean.
Overall surface: minor light surface age wear, light uniform age toning as typical, scattered small light foxing, some light minor wrinkling and small edge browning---overall the printed area remains clean and still visually attractive.
The printed area remains visually pleasing, still an interesting large format antique map well worthy of framing for display.
Any minor defects along the sheet edges and in the margins may be seen in the photos.
Sheet measures c. 22 3/4" W x 19 3/8" H.
Engraved area measures c. 19 1/4" W x 14 7/8" H.
Original fold line as issued.
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 2, p. 367*.
Koeman, Atlantees Neerlandici, v. II, pp. 163-83.