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Ansicht der Stadt St.Gallen (in der Schweitz.)

Important tinted lithograph view of St. Gallen by C. Matter. In the bottom left corner “dessine d’aprŠs nature par Egid. Federle”. Published by J. U. Locher in St. Gallen in 1860.

  • Author: LOCHER Johann Ulrich
  • Year: 1860
  • Dimension: 460 x 310 mm
  • Place of publication: St. Gallen

 500,00

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Basel

Beautiful prospect view of Schaffhausen with a text about the city. Published in Bodenehr’s Curioses Staats und Kriegs Theatrum. Gabriel Bodenehr (1664 – 1758) was a copper engraver and publisher. In 1716 he bought the copper plates of Johann Stridbeck (1640 – 1716), revised and completed them with his own maps, views and plans, and published them in several works with different titles.

  • Author: BODENHER Gabriel
  • Year: 1725
  • Dimension: 270 x 160 mm
  • Place of publication: Augsburg

 150,00

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Berna Bern oder Baeren

Beautiful prospect view of Basel with a text in German about the city. Published in Bodenehr’s Curioses Staats und Kriegs Theatrum. Gabriel Bodenehr (1664 – 1758) was a copper engraver and publisher. In 1716 he bought the copper plates of Johann Stridbeck (1640 – 1716), revised and completed them with his own maps, views and plans, and published them in several works with different titles.

  • Author: BODENHER Gabriel
  • Year: 1725
  • Dimension: 306 x 155 mm
  • Place of publication: Augsburg

 150,00

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Carte generale des treze cantons de Suisse, Vallay ligues Grise, Maison-Dieu & Valteline

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.

  • Author: Pierre-Jean Mariett, TASSIN Nicolas
  • Year: 1653
  • Dimension: 510 x 365 mm
  • Place of publication: Paris

 600,00

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Cascade du Nant d’Arpenas

A very nice aquatint view by Gabriel Lory showing the Swiss Alps with the cascade of Nant d’Arpinaz. Published in Paris at Osterwald in 1820.

  • Author: Gabriel Lory
  • Dimension: 25 x 28 cm
  • Place of publication: Paris
  • Year: 1820

 600,00

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Die Bergeller Berge von oberhalb des Septimer gegen Forcellina

Very fine prospect view of Bern with published in Bodenehr’s Curioses Staats und Kriegs Theatrum. Gabriel Bodenehr (1664 – 1758) was a copper engraver and publisher. In 1716 he bought the copper plates of Johann Stridbeck (1640 – 1716), revised and completed them with his own maps, views and plans, and published them in several works with different titles.

  • Author: MULLER Jakob
  • Year: 1879
  • Dimension: 180 x 630 mm
  • Place of publication: Bern

 90,00

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Die vielgestaltige Schweiz. Svizzera dai mille volti. La Suisse en images. Exploring Switzerland

A magnificent large and very decorative pictorial map folded in self cover surrounded by notes and illustration of flowers, with the compass rose in the center. Shows buildings. landmarks, peoples, animals, roads, railroads, waterways, churches, tourist attractions, geographical features and places of interest. A short guide by Hans Jenny, and illustrations on verso. Designed by Eduard Imhof after a drawn by Otto Muller. Published by the Swiss National Tourist Office in Bern in 1939.

  • Author: Otto M. Muller
  • Dimension: 76 x 116 cm
  • Place of publication: Bern
  • Year: 1939

 600,00

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Die XIII Cantons … Schmeitzer Republic

Very rare map engraved by Elias Baeck from ?Der curiose und .. Nssliche Dollmetscher..? published in Augsburg in 1748. The map has decorative cartouche and a nice original colouring. Missing in many reference.

  • Author: ERDMAN MACHENBAUER J.A.
  • Year: 1748
  • Dimension: 230 x 170 mm
  • Place of publication: Augsburg

 280,00

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Freyburg im Uchrland

An interesting and scarce pre-war English language tour guide to Japan. Color endpaper illustrations by Hiroshige. According to the preface this is a revision and condensation of the Japanese sections, Vols. II and III, of the Official Guide to Eastern Asia, 1914. With 36 maps, 14 town plans and 10 illustrations.

  • Author: BODENHER Gabriel
  • Year: 1725
  • Dimension: 285 x 160 mm
  • Place of publication: Augsburg

 150,00

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Helvetiae Prima et VIII Nova Tabula

Important woodcut map of Switzerland and the Alps, with north oriented to the right from the Munster’s “Geographia Universalis” published in Basle in 1552. 
This is the only edition of the map with the distintive longitude and latitude borders. 
The decorative woodcut panel on verso is attributed to great old masters Hans Holbein.
One of the earliest obtainable maps of Switzerland. Munster’s Geographia was a cartographic landmark, including not only Ptolemaic maps, but also a number of landmark modern maps, including the first separate maps of the 4 continents, the first map of England and the earliest obtainable map of Scandinavia. Munster dominated cartographic publication during the mid-16th Century.

  • Author: MUNSTER Sebastian
  • Year: 1552
  • Dimension: 280 x 375 mm
  • Place of publication: Basle

 400,00

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Lacus Lemannus

Handsome map of Lake Geneva with good detail of surrounding towns and villages from the Mercator Hondius “Atlas Minor” published in Amsterdam in 1648 at Jannsonius with german text on verso. In 1607 Jodocus Hondius published a reduced size version of Mercator’s “Atlas”, itself suitably titled “Atlas Minor”. The maps were copied from those of the great cartographer Mercator of around 1580-90 or were reductions of Hondius’ own maps of 1606. Almost 20 years later Joannes Janssonius commissioned a

  • Author: MERCATOR Gerard - HONDIUS Henricus
  • Year: 1648
  • Dimension: 204 x 135 mm
  • Place of publication: Amsterdam

 200,00

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Lucerna, Lucern.

Stunning prospect view of Lutzern at the left and right side with a text about the city. Published in Bodenehr’s Curioses Staats und Kriegs Theatrum. Gabriel Bodenehr (1664 – 1758) was a copper engraver and publisher. In 1716 he bought the copper plates of Johann Stridbeck (1640 – 1716), revised and completed them with his own maps, views and plans, and published them in several works with different titles.

  • Author: BODENHER Gabriel
  • Year: 1725
  • Dimension: 280 x 150 mm
  • Place of publication: Augsburg

 180,00

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Lugano

Very rare view of the town engraved by J. Buggel. From: “Das Neu-geharnischte Meyland…” by German Adlerhold, published in Nuremberg in 1702.

  • Author: BUGGEL Johan Leonard
  • Year: 1702
  • Dimension: 60 x 108 mm
  • Place of publication: Nuremberg

 150,00

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Nova Helvetia tabula

Handsome map of whole Switzerland from the Mercator Hondius “Atlas Minor” published in Amsterdam in 1648 at Jannsonius with german text on verso. In 1607 Jodocus Hondius published a reduced size version of Mercator’s “Atlas”, itself suitably titled “Atlas Minor”. The maps were copied from those of the great cartographer Mercator of around 1580-90 or were reductions of Hondius’ own maps of 1606. Almost 20 years later Joannes Janssonius commissioned a new set of copperplates to be engraved by Pie

  • Author: MERCATOR Gerard - HONDIUS Henricus
  • Year: 1648
  • Dimension: 200 x 145 mm
  • Place of publication: Amsterdam

 180,00

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Solothurn

Beautiful prospect view of Fribourg at the left and right side with a text about the city. Published in Bodenehr’s Curioses Staats und Kriegs Theatrum. Gabriel Bodenehr (1664 – 1758) was a copper engraver and publisher. In 1716 he bought the copper plates of Johann Stridbeck (1640 – 1716), revised and completed them with his own maps, views and plans, and published them in several works with different titles.

  • Author: BODENHER Gabriel
  • Year: 1725
  • Dimension: 265 x 150 mm
  • Place of publication: Augsburg

 150,00

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Suisse

Detailed map of Switzerland from Atlas Spheroidal et Universel de Geographie by M.F.A. Garnier published in Paris at Veuve Jules Renouard in 1862. This atlas is exceptional for its “spheroidal” maps of the globe, showing the various continents and poles, shaded to give the effect of a sphere floating in space. The remaining maps are also very well executed and colored. [cod.1091/15]

  • Author: GARNIER Francis Marie Joseph
  • Year: 1862
  • Dimension: 360 x 490 mm
  • Place of publication: Paris

 90,00

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Suisse

Detailed lovely map by Eduard Dumas-Vorzet showing the whole Switzerland. From the famous Atlas Universel d’Histoire et de Geographie by Marie Nicolas Bouillet published in Paris in 1877.

  • Author: Eduard Dumas-Vorzet
  • Year: 1877
  • Place of publication: Paris
  • Dimension: 260 x 200 mm

 40,00

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Suisse

A particularly attractive pictorial map of Switzerland by anonymous author published in 1930 circa. This map is covered with beautiful vignettes describing major towns and very nice landmarks along the roads like skiers or cows. Includes decorative cartouche, compass rose and inset lovely views of Locarno and Martigny. Uncommon.

  • Author: Anon.
  • Dimension: 24 x 34 cm
  • Year: 1930

 150,00

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Switzerland by Thomas Starling

An attractive miniature map of Switzerland by Thomas Starling from popular Victorian atlas “The Royal Cabinet Atlas, And Universal Compendium Of All Places In The Known World” published by Bull and Churton in London in 1833. The map is accompanied by a page of text giving the latitude and longitude of the major towns.

  • Author: STARLING Thomas
  • Year: 1833
  • Dimension: 145 x 90 mm
  • Place of publication: London

 50,00

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Valesia, et Territor Basilensi

Important and rare map of this region of Swiss. In 1578, Gerard De Jode published his atlas entitled Speculum Orbis Terrarum.This work, likely due to the strong market presence of Ortelius’ Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, sold poorly. This map comes from the second and last edition of the Atlas by Cornelis De Jode. [cod.217/15]

  • Author: DE JODE Gerard
  • Year: 1593
  • Dimension: 390 x 485 mm
  • Place of publication: Antwerp

 1.200,00

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Vue de la Source de l’Arveiron

A very nice aquatint view by Gabriel Lory showing Mont Blanc glacier at the foot of a hill with a stream flowing from it and some bare rock in the foreground; two figures on the left of the mouth of the cave and three in the right hand foreground. Published in Paris at Osterwald in 1820.

  • Author: Gabriel Lory
  • Dimension: 25 x 28 cm
  • Place of publication: Paris
  • Year: 1820

 600,00

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