Auction 107, Lot 356

"Gallia vetus ex C. Iulii Caesaris comentariis descripta.", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: France

Period: 1649 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19 x 15.2 inches
48.3 x 38.6 cm

A fine map of France as described by Julius Caesar marking the locations of tribes and ancient towns. Southern England and Wales and Ireland are shown top left. Three decorative cartouches ornament the map including one flanked by Roman soldiers.

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Condition: A

Light damp stains in blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $180

Closed on 6/9/2004

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