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  EUROPE 
 Switzerland 

MERCATOR, Gerard. [Rare second edition of Mercator's map of Zurichgow in fine original colour]
[Zurichgovv et Basiliensis Provincia.] Duisburg: Rumold Mercator, 1595. Fine original colour. 360 x 470mm. Tiny hole near centre fold at top.
Decorative map of Zurichgow engraved by Mercator himself and published in the second edition of his complete three-volume atlas, the same year as the first edition, both published posthumously in 1595. The title, as above, is taken from the text on the reverse. Issues published before the acquisition of the plates by Jodocus Hondius are rare, especially in such fine hand colour. KOEMAN: Me 93B.
[Ref: 13395]    £550.00 ($730 • €635 rates)


HONDIUS, Jodocus II. [17th century map of Lake Léman]
Lacus Lemani Vicinorumq. Locorum Nova et Accurata Descriptio. Amsterdam: Jan Jansson, c.1630, blnk verso. Original colour. 380 x 500mm. Slight toning of paper.
A decorative map of Lake Léman, with Haute Savoy, marking Geneva & Lausanne. Engraved by Jodocus Hondius Junior, It is based on the map introduced the Ortelius atlas by Vrients in 1608. This version first appeared in an Appendix published by Jansson in 1630; the blank reverse suggests this is from that issue. KOEMAN: Me 31a.
[Ref: 16997]    £750.00 ($995 • €866 rates)


DU VAL, Pierre. [17th century map of Switzerland, decorated with armorials]
La Suisse. Paris, 1664. Original colour. 405 x 520mm.
An early edition of Du Val's decorative map of Switzerland with borders filled with the armorials of the cantons, subject countries and allies. The title is on a banner being waved by a soldier.
[Ref: 19001]    £850.00 ($1,128 • €981 rates)


MULLER, Johann Ulrich. [Uncommon Miniature Switzerland]
Helvetia Antiqua. Ulm, 1692. 70 x 80mm, set in text.
Charming miniature map, with a letterpress text in German.
[Ref: 8909]    £140.00 ($186 • €162 rates)


GARDELLE, Robert. [An 18th century prospect of Geneva]
Veue de la Ville de Geneve du coté du Septentrion. Geneva, c.1730. Coloured. 210 x 715mm. Repaired tears.
A panoramic view of Geneva from the north, drawn by Antoine Chopy after a painting by Robert Gardelle (1682-1766), a Geneva-born painter known for the speed that he completed his portraits. Engraved by J.G. Seiller, the view is usually found in Jacob Spon's 'Histoire de Genève. Rectifiée & augmentée par d'amples notes'. This example, printed on thick paper, lack binding folds, so appears to be a separate issue.
[Ref: 14497]    £750.00 ($995 • €866 rates)


MOLL, Herman. [18th century map of Switzerland]
Suisse or Switzerland with their allies and subjects &c. Agreable to modern history. By H. Moll Geographer London: T. Bowles, 1763. Original colour. 200 x 270mm.
Map of Switzerland from Atlas Minor, with topographical and political information. An engraved text top left reads: ''Switzerland contains 12 Cantons viz 7 Papists, 4 Protestants, and one intermixt with both. The Superficial contents is computed as 12884 Square miles. The greatest Length at 200, and Breadth at 130 miles. The Canton of Bern is Bigger than ye Popish Canton''.
[Ref: 18129]    £160.00 ($212 • €185 rates)


SEUTTER, Matthäus. [18th century map of Switzerland]
Nova Totius Helvetiae cum suis Subditis ac Sociis Tab. Geogr. Augsburg, c.1740. Fine original colour. 500 x 575mm. Laid on contemporary hessian, edged with green cloth.
Decorative map of Switzerland with a title cartouche containing allegorical figures and the arms of the cantons. A key lists features in the eight illustrations around the map, which includes waterfalls, marine fossils found on mountains and even a dragon !
[Ref: 15197]    £680.00 ($902 • €785 rates)


BOWEN, Emanuel. [Map of Switerland with a plan of Geneva]
A New & Accurate map of Switzerland with its Allies and Subjects. Composed from ye most approv'd maps &c. and regulated by astronom.l observat.ns By Emanl. Bowen.. London, c .1747. Coloured. 325 x 230mm.
Map of Switzerland from 'A Complete System of Geography'. With a large inset plan of Geneva, with keys at sides to 67 locations.
[Ref: 15597]    £270.00 ($358 • €312 rates)


SEUTTER, Matthäus. [18th century map of map of Switzerland]
Nova Totius Helvetiae cum suis Subditis ac Sociis Tab. Geogr. Augsburg, Tobias Conrad Lotter, 1760. Fine original colour. 270 x 210mm.
Decorative map of Switzerland with decorative cartouches for the title and scales, vignette scene of the Rhine Falls and a map of the source of the Rhine.
[Ref: 14744]    £200.00 ($265 • €231 rates)


SEUTTER, Matthäus. [18th century map of Switzerland]
Nova Totius Helvetiae cum suis Subditis ac Sociis Tab. Geogr. Augsburg, Tobias Conrad Lotter, 1760.Original colour. 200 x 265mm.
Decorative map of Switzerland with decorative cartouches for the title and scales, vignette scene of the Rhine Falls and a map of the source of the Rhine.
[Ref: 18948]    £220.00 ($292 • €254 rates)


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