Helvetia cum Subditis & Sociis Helvet...

Christoph Weigel (*1654 - 1725)
Old coloured map of Switzerland. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Ernst Adelbulner in 1718.

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Description

Antique map of Switzerland by Christoph Weigel. Decorated with a beautiful cartouche and a small view of the Rhine Falls. From Bequemer Schul- und Reisen-Atlas also titled Atlas scholasticus et itinerarius by Christoph Weigel. Weigel's well-known travel atlas, which he published in collaboration with Professor Johann David Köhler.

Details

CartographerChristoph Weigel
TitleHelvetia cum Subditis & Sociis Helvet...
Publisher, YearJohann Ernst Adelbulner, Nuremberg, 1718
Plate Size28.0 x 34.2 cm (11.0 x 13.5 inches)
Sheet Size37.3 x 47.2 cm (14.7 x 18.6 inches)

Condition

Below left a printers crease. Very good condition.

Cartographer

Christoph Weigel the Elder was an engraver and publisher active in Nuremberg in the early 1700s. During his lifetime he published 70 books and series of engravings, including the atlas Descriptio Orbis Antique in XLIV tabulis published in 1720. For his geographical works and maps, he worked closely together with the highly successful Nuremberg cartographer Johann Baptist Homann. His younger brother, Johann Christoph Weigel (1661-1726) also known as Christoph Weigel the Younger, worked as well as an engraver and publisher in Nuremberg. Weigel's company was continued by his wife when he died in 1725.

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Christoph Weigel: Helvetia cum Subditis & Sociis Helvet....
Old coloured map of Switzerland. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Ernst Adelbulner in 1718.

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