"Breathtaking journeys through Helvetia"

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Come with us on the journey!


Albrecht Dürer 1471 - 1528

Current original graphics

On December 31, 1922, my grandfather, August Laube Sr., barely 24 years old, founded the book and art antiquarian bookshop August Laube in Zurich, which operated under his name.
The details of this fascinating history can be found on a special page. Just click on the link and let us take you to another time and back to the present.


Two exceptional catalogs special for our 100th anniversary.


A selection from the online store.

When times long past are within reach...

With us you can immerse yourself in times long past. Marvel at the artistry of the artists of master prints from five centuries. Give free rein to your romantic streak as you contemplate old Swiss views from four centuries. Be enchanted by old drawings by masterswho have already amazed their contemporaries .Perhaps you are simply looking for a subject or an old map. You have come to the right place. When you visit us, you can confidently leave your everyday stress at home with a good cup of coffee.

Of course, in our gallery at Kirchgasse 32 in the middle of Zurich's old town, you can also buy objects from our graphic arts and book sections.
You can also buy objects from our graphic art, drawings and books or browse through our online shop and order them online.

100 years of knowledge and experience

The book and art antiquarian August Laube is run in the third generation by Mrs. Brigitta Laube-Oppliger and offers you a huge wealth of experience and knowledge from almost 100 years of professional activity.
Thanks to an extensive specialist library and long-standing relationships with institutions, important galleries and auction houses, we can provide you with optimum support in the following areas
- Research and expert opinions
- appraisals of your valuable individual pieces or collections
- the search for missing individual pieces or the completion of your collection

We are represented at major exhibitions in Europe and the USA and are members of the most important trade associations.

Our customers receive a monthly "Cabinet of the Month" newsletter with selected new objects.
We regularly produce catalogues that are also sent to customers without an e-mail address. You can view the latest versions here:

If you would like an entry in our customer index, please email us your address details to augustlaube(at)augustlaube.ch.