Switzerland

  • Francois de Belleforest:  Description Generale de Toute la France

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A large and rare woodcut map of France with parts of Switzerland. Based on Ortelius' first map of France from Theatrum Orbis Terrarum , but much rarer than the Ortelius map. Extremely fine cut for...

    Description Generale de Toute la France
    1575 - Francois de Belleforest
    11679

    Antique woodcut map of France. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

  • Abraham Ortelius:  Basiliensis Territorii Descriptio Nova, Auctore Sebastiano Munstero / Circulus sive Liga Sueviae,...

    Antwerp, 1578

    Beautiful original coloured map of the area around Basel in Switzerland on sheet with a map of Swabia with the Lake of Constance (Bodensee) in South Germany. From the 1578 Latin edition of Theatrum...

    Basiliensis Territorii Descriptio Nova, Auctore Sebastiano Munstero /...
    1578 - Abraham Ortelius
    10163

    Coloured map of Basel, Switzerland. Printed in Antwerp in the year 1578.

  • Sebastian Münster:  Die erst Tafel, innhaltend das Schweytzerlandt, mit den anstossenden Ländern / Die ander Tafel...

    Sebastian Henric Petri, Basle, 1588

    Monumental map of the course of the Rhine river. The three-sheet woodcut map showing the Rhine from the headwaters in Switzerland to its mouth in the North Sea. The map on three leaves was first...

    Die erst Tafel, innhaltend das Schweytzerlandt, mit den anstossenden...
    1588 - Sebastian Münster
    11589

    Coloured woodcut map of the Rhine River. Printed in Basle by Sebastian Henric Petri in 1588.

  • Matthias Quad:  Helvetia

    J. Bussemacher, Cologne, 1592

    Antique map of Switzerland with the surrounding countries by Matthias Quad. With a cartouche and a mileage scale. Shows Switzerland with the Lake Constance and the Lake Geneva. Early edition...

    Helvetia
    1592 - Matthias Quad
    12637

    Old coloured map of Switzerland. Printed in Cologne by J. Bussemacher in 1592.

  • Gerard Mercator:  Helvetia cum Finitimis Regionibus Confoederatis

    Rumold Mercator, Duisburg, 1595

    Early map of Switzerland by Gerard Mercator. From the first edition of his famous Atlas sive Cosmographicae Meditationes de Fabrica Mundi et Fabricati Figura published in Duisburg in 1595 by his...

    Helvetia cum Finitimis Regionibus Confoederatis
    1595 - Gerard Mercator
    11499

    Old coloured map of Switzerland. Printed in Duisburg by Rumold Mercator in 1595.

  • Sebastian Münster:  Der Statt Zürich in Helvetia ... / Contrafactur Der Statt Zürich Anno 1595

    Petri, Basle, circa 1600

    Early impressively detailed bird's-eye view of Zurich from Sebastian Munster. From a German edition of his 'Cosmographia', printed from a wood block around 1600 in Basel. Extensive key at lower...

    Der Statt Zürich in Helvetia ... / Contrafactur Der Statt Zürich Anno 1595
    1600 - Sebastian Münster
    10950

    Antique woodcut town view of Zurich. Printed in Basle by Petri circa 1600.

  • Gerard Mercator:  Chorographica Tabula Lacus Lemanni Locorumque Circumiacentium Auctore Iac. G. Genevensi

    H. Hondius, Amsterdam, 1606

    Beautiful old coloured map of the Lake Geneva after J. Goulart from the first Latin edition of the Mercator-Hondius Atlas. Rare edition with the five portraits of Calvin, Farellus, Viretus, Beza...

    Chorographica Tabula Lacus Lemanni Locorumque Circumiacentium Auctore...
    1606 - Gerard Mercator
    10657

    Antique map of the Lake Geneva. Printed in Amsterdam by H. Hondius in 1606.

  • Abraham Saur:  Geneua

    W. Richter, Frankfurt, 1608

    Nice rare woodcut view of Geneva / Genève at the Lac Léman (Switzerland) on a full text sheet. From "Parvum Theatrum Urbium sive Urbium Praecipuarum totius orbis Brevis & Methodica Descriptio" by...

    Geneua
    1608 - Abraham Saur
    10607

    Antique woodcut town view of Geneve, Geneva. Printed in Frankfurt by W. Richter in 1608.

  • Abraham Saur:  Basilea / Friburgum

    W. Richter, Frankfurt, 1608

    Nice woodcut view of Basel on front page and Freiburg on back side on a full text sheet. From "Parvum Theatrum Urbium sive Urbium Praecipuarum totius orbis Brevis & Methodica Descriptio" by...

    Basilea / Friburgum
    1608 - Abraham Saur
    10766

    Antique woodcut town view of Basel / Freiburg. Printed in Frankfurt by W. Richter in 1608.

  • Gerard Mercator:  Burgundia superior sive liber comitatus

    Amsterdam, circa 1610

    Beautiful coloured engraved map the Burgundy (Bourgogne) with parts of Switzerland and France by G. Mercator. Showing the Lake Geneva or Lake Léman and the Lake Neuchâtel. From a Latin edition of...

    Burgundia superior sive liber comitatus
    1610 - Gerard Mercator
    10586

    Coloured map of the Burgundy. Printed in Amsterdam circa 1610.

  • Jodocus Hondius:  Chorographica Tabula Lacus Lemanni Locorumque Circumiacentium Auctore Iac. G. Genevensi

    Jodocus Hondius, Amsterdam, 1613-16

    Antique map of Lake Geneva (Lac Léman) by Jodocus Hondius after Jacques Goulart. Showing the Lake Geneva with Geneva (Genève) and Lausanne. Oriented to the southeast. Decorated with two cartouches,...

    Chorographica Tabula Lacus Lemanni Locorumque Circumiacentium Auctore...
    1613 - Jodocus Hondius
    12647

    Coloured map of the Lac Leman, Lake Geneva. Printed in Amsterdam by Jodocus Hondius in 1613.

  • Petrus Bertius:  Zurich

    J. Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1616

    Early cooper engraved view of Zurich in Switzerland from P. Bertius' "Commentariorum Rerum Germanicarum" printed 1616 in Amsterdam. Latin text on verso.

    Zurich
    1616 - Petrus Bertius
    10947

    Antique town view of Zurich. Printed in Amsterdam by J. Janssonius in 1616.

  • Jodocus Hondius:  Germaniae nova et accurata descriptio - Germania

    Everard Cloppenburgh, Amsterdam, 1625 [1630]

    Scarce Visscher-Hondius map of the Holy Roman Empire with side panels.Very decorative and rare 'carte-à-figures' map of Germany with the surrounding countries by Jodocus Hondius. This...

    Germaniae nova et accurata descriptio - Germania
    1625 - Jodocus Hondius
    12655

    Antique map of Germany. Printed in Amsterdam by Everard Cloppenburgh in 1630.

  • Gerard Mercator:  Helvetia cum finitimis regionibus confoederatis.

    Gerard Mercator, Amsterdam, 1628

    Original old coloured detailed engraved map of Switzerland by G. Mercator. With one cartouche and a mileage scale. Covering complete Switzerland with the Lake Constance and Lake Geneva. From a...

    Helvetia cum finitimis regionibus confoederatis.
    1628 - Gerard Mercator
    10846

    Old coloured map of Switzerland. Printed in Amsterdam by Gerard Mercator in 1628.

  • Gerard Mercator:  [Argow]

    Gerard Mercator, Amsterdam, 1628

    Original old coloured detailed engraved map of Argau / Switzerland by G. Mercator. Covering the area around the Lake Lucerne, Lake Zurich and Lake Thun. From a French edition of Mercator-Hondius...

    [Argow]
    1628 - Gerard Mercator
    10847

    Old coloured map of Argau. Printed in Amsterdam by Gerard Mercator in 1628.

  • Gerard Mercator:  Das Wiflispurgergou

    Gerard Mercator, Amsterdam, 1628

    Original old coloured engraved map of south-western Switzerland by G. Mercator. With one nice title cartouche. Covering the region around the Lake Neuchâtel, Lake Geneva and Lake Thun. From a...

    Das Wiflispurgergou
    1628 - Gerard Mercator
    10848

    Old coloured map of the Lake Thun, Lake Geneva, Lake Neuchatel. Printed in Amsterdam by Gerard Mercator in 1628.

  • Gerard Mercator:  [Zurichgow]

    Gerard Mercator, Amsterdam, 1628

    Original old coloured detailed engraved map of Northern Switzerland by G. Mercator. Covering the area between Basel, Luzern and Constance, centred around Zurich. From a French edition of...

    [Zurichgow]
    1628 - Gerard Mercator
    10849

    Old coloured map of Basel, Zurich. Printed in Amsterdam by Gerard Mercator in 1628.

  • Gerard Mercator:  Argow

    Hondius, Amsterdam, circa 1630

    Nice early 17th century copper engraved map of central Switzerland of G. Mercator by Hondius in beautiful colours. With one cartouche. Covering the region around the Lake Lucerne, Lake Zurich and...

    Argow
    1630 - Gerard Mercator
    10616

    Coloured map of the Lake Thun, Lake Zurich, Lake Lucerne, Argau. Printed in Amsterdam by Hondius circa 1630.

  • Willem Janszoon Blaeu:  Sueviae Nova Tabula.

    Blaeu, Willem, Amsterdam, 1630 (1642)

    Beautiful copper engraved map of Swabia by Willem Blaeu. The north-oriented map shows the area between Lucerne, Rosenheim and Heidelberg with the Lake Constance. Centred around Ulm. With a...

    Sueviae Nova Tabula.
    1630 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu
    11153

    Old coloured map of Swabia, Baden-Württemberg. Printed in Amsterdam by Blaeu, Willem in 1642.

  • Willem Janszoon Blaeu:  Sueviae Nova Tabula.

    Blaeu, Willem, Amsterdam, 1630

    Beautiful old coloured copper engraved map of Swabia by Willem Blaeu. The north-oriented map shows the area between Lucerne, Rosenheim and Heidelberg with the Lake Constance. Centred around Ulm....

    Sueviae Nova Tabula.
    1630 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu
    11190

    Old coloured map of Swabia, Baden-Württemberg. Printed in Amsterdam by Blaeu, Willem in 1630.

  • Willem Janszoon Blaeu:  Alemannia sive Suevia Superior A. Christophoro Hurtero.

    Blaeu Family, Amsterdam, 1634

    Nice old coloured copper engraved map of Swabia by WJ Blaeu. The west-oriented map shows the Lake Constance and the Allgäu Alps and Vorarlberg left side and the Danube on the right third of the...

    Alemannia sive Suevia Superior A. Christophoro Hurtero.
    1634 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu
    11194

    Old coloured map of Swabia, Baden-Württemberg. Printed in Amsterdam by Blaeu Family in 1634.

  • Willem Janszoon Blaeu:  Lacus Lemanni Locorumque Circumiacentium Accuratissima Descriptio. Auctore Iacobo Goulartio...

    Willem Janszoon Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1635

    Beautiful original old coloured map of the Lake Geneva after J. Goulart from from an early edition of Blaeu's Atlas Appendix . The map is oriented to the North, second state, with filled-in...

    Lacus Lemanni Locorumque Circumiacentium Accuratissima Descriptio....
    1635 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu
    11063

    Old coloured map of the Lake Geneva. Printed in Amsterdam by Willem Janszoon Blaeu in 1635.

  • Willem Janszoon Blaeu:  Rhenus Fluviorum Europae Celeberrimus, cum Mosa, Mosella, et Reliquis, in illum se Exonerantibus,...

    Willem & Joan Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1635

    Monumental, old coloured map of the course of the Rhine by Willem and Joan Blaeu. The engraved map on two joint sheets shows the Rhine from its headwaters in Switzerland with the Lake Constance to...

    Rhenus Fluviorum Europae Celeberrimus, cum Mosa, Mosella, et Reliquis,...
    1635 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu
    12578

    Old coloured map of the Rhine River. Printed in Amsterdam by Willem & Joan Blaeu in 1635.

  • Matthäus Merian:  Die Eydtgnoschafft Pünten und Wallis Helvetia cum Confinijs.

    M. Merian, Frankfurt, 1638

    Detailed engraved map of entire Switzerland with Liechtenstein after Hans Conrad Geiger. With three cartouchs and 33 city coat of arms in the upper right corner. From "Neuwe Archontologia Cosmica"...

    Die Eydtgnoschafft Pünten und Wallis Helvetia cum Confinijs.
    1638 - Matthäus Merian
    10587

    Antique map of Switzerland. Printed in Frankfurt by M. Merian in 1638.

Accept We use cookies to optimize and continuously improve our website. By continuing to use this website, you agree to the use of cookies. Further information on cookies can be found in our Privacy Statement.