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.
[Switzerland] Vue de la Source de l’Arveiron
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Important Coronelli’s map in two sheets of Flanders, the coastline running from Calais to Zeeland in the Netherlands. Including major cities along the coast such as Dunkerque, Oostende, Cassel, Lille, Roeselare (Rouselare) and Tournai (Doornick) in Belgium. From the amazing Corso Geografico Universale published in Venice, 1690. Map extends through the Northern region in France to the cities of Douai and Vieux-Conde located at the bottom of the map. Vincenzo Maria Coronelli is widely recognised…
- Author: CORONELLI Vincenzo Maria
- Year: 1690
- Dimension: 450 x 605 mm
- Place of publication: Venice
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.
- Author: Anon.
- Dimension: 24 x 34 cm
- Year: 1930
Neue und vollständige Postkarte durch ganz Deutschland – Nouvelle Carte geographique des Postes D’AllemagneMore Info € 550,00
Very interesting engraved map compiled by Johann Jakob von Bors and Franz J. Heger, dissected and mounted on linen, showing the mail routes with distances measured in hours on horseback and hours with the stagecoach. The large map extending west to east from Paris to Cracau and north to south from Königsberg to upper Italy with the nice depiction of the important road from Venice to Turin via Milan, Bergamo and Brescia. Very decorative allegorical cartouches and lower left portions of map, key in French and German. Original colors in outline. In nice condition to be a separate publishing used in traveling. Published at Homann Heir in 1764 (dated). First Edition.
- Author: Johann Jakob von Bors
- Dimension: 75 x 95 cm
- Place of publication: Nuremberg
- Year: 1786
Stunning prospect view of Luzern 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