A particularly attractive pictorial map of Belgium by anonymous author published in 1930 circa. This map is covered with vignettes describing major towns and landmarks along the roads. Includes decorative cartouche, compass rose and inset lovely views of Audenarde, Bruges and Malines. Uncommon.
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
Very rare first edition of the Hainaut map by Abraham Ortelius The history of this rare map is fascinating. It was based on a manuscript map by Jacques Surhon (1548), which for security reasons was not published. In 1572, Ortelius applied for privilege to publish the map, but it was never granted. The plate wasengraved anyway, and some prints (perhaps 100) made from it appeared in the 1573-1575 editions of Theatrum. That plate was then…
- Author: ORTELIUS Abraham
- Year: 1573
- Dimension: 374 x 506 mm
- Place of publication: Antwerp
A particularly attractive pictorial map of Holland by anonymous author published in 1930 circa. This map is covered with vignettes describing major towns and landmarks along the roads. Includes decorative cartouche, compass rose and inset lovely views of Amsterdam, Scheveningen, Enkhuizen and Veere.
- Author: Anon.
- Dimension: 24 x 34 cm
- Year: 1930
Important tinted lithograph view of St. Gallen by C. Matter. In the bottom left corner dessine d’apres 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