Switzerland, Johnson and Ward, 1864
JOHNSON’S SWITZERLAND An engraved map of the whole country set within an uncoloured scrollwork border. 14 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches. Early wash and outline hand colouring. Text on verso. Good condition.
From: Johnson’s Family Atlas
Switzerland, George Frederick Cruchley, 1848
SWITZERLAND A clearly engraved map of the country bearing the imprint August 15th 1842. Publishers rococo cartouche inscribed Cruchley’s Improved Atlas, for Schools & Families. 17 1/4 x 13 3/4 inches. Original outline and wash hand colouring. Small nick in blank margin at the bottom of the centre fold and small brown mark near the top of the centre fold.
From: Cruchley’s General Atlas for the use of Schools and Private Tuition
Provence, Switzerland and Italy Abraham Ortelius 1595
GALLIA NARBONENS/ SABAUDIAE DUCAT / VENUXINI COMITATUS NOVA DESCR. Three map on a folio sheet with centre fold. The upper left hand map shows part of the Mediterranean coast with the towns of Narbonne, Algues, Mortes, and Aries. Decorative strapwork cartouche and ship on the sea. The map below shows the area between Lake Geneva and Turin with Grenoble. The strapwork cartouche bears an attribution to the Flemish writer, poet and cartographer Gilles Boileau de Bouillon. The full page map on the right shows the part of Provence centred on Orange with the town of Avignon. The strapworth cartouche bears an attribution to an engraver from Brescia, Stefano Ghebellini. 18 1/4 x 14 inches. Fine clean condition with later carefully executed hand colouring. This map has come straight from the atlas and is offered for the first time as a single map.
From: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum
Parts of France and Switzerland Vincenzo Coronelli c.1696
CORSO DEL RENO PRTE MERIDIONALE, DEDICATO ALL’ ILLUSTRISSIMO, ET ECCELLTISSIMO S. GRROLAMO QUERINI PROCURATORE DI S. MARCO IN VENETIA 1690 A large engraved map showing the southern part of the course of the river Rhine including the cantons of Switzerland with lakes Geneva and Constance. Decorative title cartouche dated 1690 with putti and coat of arms. 23 1/2 x 17 3/4 inches. Uncoloured. Small tear in the top blank margin otherwise good clean condition. Centre fold as published.
From: Atlante Veneto
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