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Extremely rare map of the Italian and Swiss Alps, by Nicolaas van Geelkercken. c. 1632

This scarce map shows troop movements across the Alps.
The map was included in a very rare Janssonius atlas, 1632, map #35. At this location, Van der Krogt describes another map by Van Geelkercken: Alpinae seu Foederatae Rhaetiae. (Van der Krogt 1, p. 135-136).

Copies: Bibl. Nat. de France; Hauptstaatsarchiv Stuttgart; Zentralbibliothek Zürich


Nicolaes van Geelkercken (c.1585-1656)

Cartographer, engraver and surveyor of Amsterdam and Friesland (1614-1616), Leiden (1616-1628) and Arnhem (1628-1656).

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Rhaetiae & Veltolinae des.

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Item Number:  28335
Category:  Antique maps > Europe > Italy

Extremely rare antique map of the Italian and Swiss Alps, by Nicolaas van Geelkercken.

Title: Rhaetiae & Veltolinae des.
Nicol. Geelkerck exc.

With an inset map: Helvetia, Venetia et Mediolanum.

Copper engraving, printed on paper.
Size (not including margins): 385 x 530mm (15.16 x 20.87 inches).
Verso: Blank.
Condition: Age-toned.
Condition Rating: A+.
References: No references found - not in Blumer.

From: Theatrum Imperii Germanici. Continens Tabulas Accuratissimas Regionum, Ducatuum, Archiepiscopatuum, Comitatuum, Aliarumque Provinciarum. ... Amsterdam, J. Janssonius, 1632. (Van der Krogt 1:221)

This scarce map shows troop movements across the Alps.
The map was included in a very rare Janssonius atlas, 1632, map #35. At this location, Van der Krogt describes another map by Van Geelkercken: Alpinae seu Foederatae Rhaetiae. (Van der Krogt 1, p. 135-136).

Copies: Bibl. Nat. de France; Hauptstaatsarchiv Stuttgart; Zentralbibliothek Zürich


Nicolaes van Geelkercken (c.1585-1656)

Cartographer, engraver and surveyor of Amsterdam and Friesland (1614-1616), Leiden (1616-1628) and Arnhem (1628-1656).