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ORTELIUS, A.,  Helvetiae Descriptio . . ., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Helvetiae Descriptio . . .
Antwerp, 1598, Uncoloured.. 343x455mm. Wide margins and dark impression. In fine condition. French text on the verso.
A fine map based upon a map by the Swiss cartographer Aegidicus Tschudi of 1538.

Dare to go in Black. All early maps are printed in black and white and many were kept that way for a long time. A black and white map in an early and strong impression is a rarity now-a-days being so many co...
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Estimate
($ 350 - 450)

Starting bid
$ 250
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
LANGENES, B. / BERTIUS, P.,  Helvetia., antique map, old maps LANGENES, B. / BERTIUS, P. - Helvetia.
Amsterdam, 1606, Uncoloured.. 85x125mm. In very good condition, lightly age toned, wide margins, a nice dark impression. Latin text to verso. Some show through of verso text.
A lovely miniature map of Switzerland, published by Petrus Bertius, in Amsterdam at the beginning of the seventeenth century.
Full of facinating topographical detail, and engraved with a high degree of cartographic skill.
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
HAUMAN, J., Carte de la Republique des Suisses., antique map, old maps HAUMAN, J. - Carte de la Republique des Suisses.
Paris, 1777, Original Outline Coloring. 490x675mm. In good condition with folds as issued.
A fine detailed map of Switzerland featuring the cantons. The map was engraved by J.E.. Hauman in Paris in 1777, and was published by Chez Mondhare. The map features a decorative cartouche that includes the 24 coats of arms of the cantons.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 225 - 280)

This item has no reserve price.
Starting bid
$ 1
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
WALCH, J., Reiselarte von der Schweiz . . ., antique map, old maps WALCH, J. - Reiselarte von der Schweiz . . .
Augsburg, 1825, In original colours.. 560x655mm. Good and dark impression. Short lower , left and right margins. Discolouration of paper.
Uncommon, oversized e map of Switzerland by Johannes Walch.
Johann Walch (1757-1824) was cartographer and map publisher active in Augsburg, he was the son-in-law of Johann Martin Will whom he succeeded in 1806.
Tooley lists edition of this Allgemeiner Atlas of 1803, 1808 and 1816, b...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 500)

Bid received
$ 210
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
BASSET.,  Carte de la Suisse . . ., antique map, old maps BASSET. - Carte de la Suisse . . .
Paris, 1850, In original o/l colours.. 520x750mm. In good condition. Folding map divided in 32 parts kept in green marbled cover.
Detailed canvas map of Switzerland.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
BAEDEKER., Panorama vom Gornergrat., antique map, old maps BAEDEKER. - Panorama vom Gornergrat.
London, ca 1893, In original printed colours.. 133x363mm. In good condition. Folding panorama, lightly toned, partially glued to contemporary brown card.
The Gornergrat is situated in Switzerland, between the Gornergletscher and Findelgletscher and offers views of more than 20 four-thousand metre peaks, whose highest are the Monte Rosa, Lyskamm, Matterhorn, Dom and Weisshorn.
Mountain ranges and river valleys that appear on the map include: Mon...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Switzerland cantons
CHATELAIN, H.,  Carte generale des differentes assemblees, ou conseils, des cantons Suisses, et l'ordre de leur gouvernement., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Carte generale des differentes assemblees, ou conseils, des cantons Suisses, et l'ordre de leur gouvernement.
Amsterdam, 1720, Uncoloured.. 353x456mm. Very good impression.
Decorative engraving showing 4 scenes of the various assemblies, or councils, of the Swiss cantons. From Chatelain's monumental 7 volume "Atlas Historique".

Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684 1743) was a Huguenot pastor of Parisian origins. He lived consecutively in Paris, St. Martins, Londo...
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Estimate
($ 30 - 50)

Starting bid
$ 25
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MERCATOR, Gerardus.,  Das Wiflispurgergou., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, Gerardus. - Das Wiflispurgergou.
Amsterdam, 16203, Coloured.. 360x480mm. In good condition, but age toned, some water stains, old repair to lower centerfold. Good margins, dark impression. Latin text on verso.
A good example of the Mercator map of Wiflispurgergou in south west Switzerland. This map was first issued in 1595, only one year after Mercator's death. Mercator's plates were purchased by Jodocus Hondius who, in 1606, issued the first Mercator-Hondius edition of the Atlas.
This example repre...
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Estimate
($ 180 - 225)

Starting bid
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Switzerland cities
BODENEHR, G., Geneve / Genff., antique map, old maps BODENEHR, G. - Geneve / Genff.
Augsburg, 1712, Coloured.. 145x405mm. In good condition. Some age browning and staining in the margins, but otherwise clean and on strong paper with ample margins. Vertical folds, as published.
Reverse side blank. Sheet size 190 x 425mm.
Wide copper engraving with a beautiful view on Geneva, with a large index on both sides of the image. Published in; "Atlas Curieux oder Neuer und Compendieuser Atlas". Published by Gabriel Bodenehr (1673-1765) Augsburg around 1712.

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Estimate
($ 220 - 275)

Bid received
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
MEISNER, D.,  S. Iulius., antique map, old maps MEISNER, D. - S. Iulius.
Frankfurt 1623-78, Uncoloured.. 100x145mm. Copper engraving. A good and dark impression. Very good.
A very nice view of the castle. On the foreground, several frogs are depicted. With a verse in two languages underneath the picture.
The poet and topographer from Comothau, Daniel Meisner (1585-1625), started his first publication entitled Thesaurus Philo-Politicus in Frankfurt in 1623,...
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Estimate
($ 50 - 60)

Starting bid
$ 30
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3