Catalog Archive
Auction 116, Lot 515

"Galliae Regni Potentiss: Nova Descriptio, Ioanne Ioliveto Auctore", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: France

Period: 1579 (published)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

19.7 x 13.5 inches
50 x 34.3 cm
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Decorative map of the whole of France based on the work of Jean Jolivet. The map is fully engraved with topographical features and cities. The large strapwork cartouche contains text, and a coat of arms is displayed in the stipple engraved sea. Latin text on verso.

References: Van den Broecke #34.

Condition: A

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/20/2006