Basil and surrounding region, Switzerland. 1596 by Quad
Very Rare map of Basil and regions north. Rhine river as well is seen. Small hole in center. Tape added on reverse to reinforce the center fold. Please do see the pictures. 1596, (RARE EDITION) ‘Europae Totius Orbis Terrarum Partis Praestantissimae by Matthias Quad. (Geographer, humanist and engraver). Published in Cologne by Lambert Andreas. Quad established Cologne, as a center for map making in Germany at the time. Copperplate engraved. Measures 14″ x 10 1/4″.