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GYGER, Hans Conrad., Helvetiae Rhaetiae et Valesiae caeterorumque confoederatorum ut & finitimorum populorum tabula geographica et hydrographica nova & exacta / operā & studio Ioh. Conradi G’geri, Helv. Tigurini delineata ; & ą Conrado Me’ero in ęs incisa anno Christi 1657, antique map, old maps GYGER, Hans Conrad. - Helvetiae Rhaetiae et Valesiae caeterorumque confoederatorum ut & finitimorum populorum tabula geographica et hydrographica nova & exacta / operā & studio Ioh. Conradi G’geri, Helv. Tigurini delineata ; & ą Conrado Me’ero in ęs incisa anno Christi 1657
Zürich, 1657, In original colours.. 550x750mm. As with practically all of the known specimen of this famous map, there are different imperfections, especially in the outer part containing figures and coats of arm. This is probably due to the fact that this map was used as a geographical tool and not conceived for decoration purposes.
So, objects which were indeed in daily use (like, e.g., globes) were subject to a larger damages than the ones just occasionally used (in atlases etc.).
Nevertheless, the proper geographical part of this map is relatively well preserved. Attached on linen.
The Gyger map of Switzerland, in its first edition of 1657, represented a revolution for the representation of the region: new methods were developed by Gyger in order to obtain a realistic description of the mountain areas.
The map is very detailed in a scale of about 1: 500,000, and w...
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Estimate
($ 9,000 - 10,000)

Starting bid
$ 8,600
Condition:
Condition Rating: 6
VISSCHER, N. / SCHENCK,P/ SCHEUCHZER,J.J.,  Nova Helvetiae tabula geographica . . ., antique map, old maps VISSCHER, N. / SCHENCK,P/ SCHEUCHZER,J.J. - Nova Helvetiae tabula geographica . . .
Amsterdam, 1720, In original o/l colours.. 1130x735mm. 2 sheets (of a 4-sheet wall map) pasted on a larger sheet. Several parts of the lap missing. With a repaired tear. Good and dark impression.
Johann Jakob Scheuchzer (August 2, 1672 – June 23, 1733) was a Swiss scholar born at Zürich.
In 1712 he published, a map of Switzerland in four sheets (scale 1/290,000), of which the east portion (based on his personal observations) is far the most accurate, though the map as a whole was the b...
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Estimate
($ 250 - 400)

Bid received
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 6
Switzerland cities
BRAUN, G. / HOGENBERG, F., DECEM ET TRIA LOCA CONFOEDERATORUM HELVETIAE. (13 views of Swiss cities), antique map, old maps BRAUN, G. / HOGENBERG, F. - DECEM ET TRIA LOCA CONFOEDERATORUM HELVETIAE. (13 views of Swiss cities)
Cologne, 1572, Colored.. 367x474mm. Paper slightly browned. Minor foxing. Latin text on verso.
A decorative, striking map with 13 bird's-eye views of Swiss cities by Georg Braun and Frans Hogenberg: Schwyz, Unterwalden, Zug, Glarus, Basel, Zurich, Bern, Lucerne, Uri, Fribourg, Solothurn, Schaffhausen and Appenzell.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 480 - 600)

Bid received
$ 650
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BRAUN, G. / HOGENBERG, F., CONSTANTIA, vulgo Costnitz Memorabile Sueuie Opp. [on sheet with:] S. GALLI Opp. et Monasterium Helvetiorum. . . (Constance (Konstanz) / Sankt Gallen)., antique map, old maps BRAUN, G. / HOGENBERG, F. - CONSTANTIA, vulgo Costnitz Memorabile Sueuie Opp. [on sheet with:] S. GALLI Opp. et Monasterium Helvetiorum. . . (Constance (Konstanz) / Sankt Gallen).
Cologne, ca 1581, Coloured.. 360x410mm. Minor foxing. Age toned and a little text showing through from behind.
This sheet contains two lovely bird's-eye views of towns bordering Lake Constance, which lies between Germany and Switzerland. At top is Konstanz in southwest Germany and at bottom is St. Gallen in Switzerland.

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Estimate
($ 300 - 360)

Bid received
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
MERIAN, M., BASILEA Basel., antique map, old maps MERIAN, M. - BASILEA Basel.
Frankfurt, 1638, Colored.. 266x357mm. Age toned. Minor foxing.
A decorative detailed plan of Basel, from Merian's "Neuwe Archontologica Cosmica", published in 1638. It shows the Rhine River, bridge, walled city, gates, streets, buildings, churches, public places, squares, etc.
Keys with 42 place names and large coat of arms....
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Estimate
($ 150 - 180)

Bid received
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
CRUIKSHANK, George., Napoleon & Massena Defeating The Austrian Army, At The Terrible Battle of Roveredo. , antique map, old maps CRUIKSHANK, George. - Napoleon & Massena Defeating The Austrian Army, At The Terrible Battle of Roveredo.
London, 1823, Original colour. 187x255mm. In good condition, age tonrd, with three book fold creases, small original margins, old fixings on verso.
Napoleon & Massena defeating The Austrian Army, at The Terrible Battle of Roveredo, engraved by George Cruikshank from the original design of C. Vernet, executed at Paris by I. Duplessi Bertaux. Published on May 10th, 1823, by John Fairburn, Broadway, Ludgate Hill.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 100 - 120)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
BRAUN, G. / HOGENBERG, F., Basilea. (Basel), antique map, old maps BRAUN, G. / HOGENBERG, F. - Basilea. (Basel)
Cologne, 1581ca, Coloured.. 370x370mm. Minor foxing. Restoration to lower right margin; from right corner to centrefold.
A decorative map with a striking bird's-eye plan of Basel by Braun and Hogenberg, with key to locations. Together a sheet with the description in Latin text.
COMMENTARY BY BRAUN: "The city of Basle consists of two parts, one side, which is on the French side, is called Greater Basle and is ver...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 360)

Bid received
$ 275
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
ANSTAT ARIGER & MULLER. , Plan Von Luzern. , antique map, old maps ANSTAT ARIGER & MULLER. - Plan Von Luzern.
Lucerne, 1922 , Original full colour. 500x520mm. A folding map in good condition.
An interesting early 20th century map of Lucerne. The map measures 500 x 520 mm bordered by various local trades people. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 75 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Switzerland cantons
ORTELIUS, A., Basiliensis territorii descriptio nova./Circulus sue Liga. . ., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Basiliensis territorii descriptio nova./Circulus sue Liga. . .
Antwerp, 1573, Uncoloured.. 320x495mm. Two maps on one sheet. Age toning and browning. Some marginal worm tracing under laid. Latin text on verso.
Left hand map centered on Basle, east to top. With credit to Sebastian Münster in title cartouche.
Right hand map with Boden See, Strasbourg and Augsburg. The map was prepared by David Seltzlin.
Very decorative and a masterpiece in the sense of engraving and composition....
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
Blaeu, W., Das Wiflispurgergow., antique map, old maps Blaeu, W. - Das Wiflispurgergow.
Amsterdam, 1635, fine original colouring. 380x500mm. slight spotting, otherwise good
Willem Blaeu, founder of the famous publishing firm. Originally publishing pilot-guides, he issued his first atlas, 'Atlantis Appendix', in 1630, followed by his "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum" or "Novus Atlas" in 1635.Willem Blaeu's map of the southwestern part of Switzerland, based on the map by Gerard... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 240 - 260)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3