Auction 119, Lot 549

"Gasconiae Descriptio", Ortelius/Galle

Subject: France

Period: 1588 (circa)

Publication: Epitome du theatre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.3 x 3 inches
10.9 x 7.6 cm

Miniature map of the Gascony region in southwest France covering the region from the mouth of the Garonne River to the Pyrenees. The map names Armagnac, Languedoc, Perigord and many more places. The river systems, topography and major cities are minutely detailed. French text on verso. Title along top: Gasconia.

References: King, 2nd edition p.140.

Condition: A

Lovely old color.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 5/9/2007

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