Attractive classic map of Switzerland. Reissue of the Mercator map of Swiotzerland with credit in bottom left corner. Good depiction of mountains, rivers and forests.
Two cartouches. excellent original hand colour.
Very good condition.
Blaeu aimed of publishing an atlas to compete with the Hondius-Jansson Atlas. By 1630, he had published at least 17 folio size maps. Blaeu was able to realize his plan soon after he had acquired the copper plates of the atlas maps by Jodocus Hondius. The "Appendix followed in 1630.
In 1635 he finally realized a "international edition" of a world atlas, the "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum". First edition, first issue of this Dutch edition map.