Rare copper engraved map of Switzerland. Showing Cantons and other independent regions, towns, villages, landmarks, forests, rivers and mountains. Relief shown pictorially. Includes decorative cartouches and compass rose. As in the title the map shows also the Valtellina, the beautiful valley in the Lombardy region of northern Italy, bordering Switzerland.
From the rare Theatre geographique de France, contenant les cartes particulieres de ses provinces. Et celles de ses frontieres & pays adjacens published by Pierre-Jean Mariette (1603-1657) in Paris in 1653. Trimmed on platemark then early margins added.