Auction 129, Lot 538

"Galliae Antiquae Descriptio Geographica", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: France

Period: 1641 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

20.8 x 15.5 inches
52.8 x 39.4 cm

This is a fine map of ancient France filled with detail and ancient place names. It is decorated with a strapwork title cartouche. The map has been trimmed to the neatlines and mounted on 18th century paper for inclusion in a composite atlas, a common practice of the period.


Condition: B+

Original outline color with some faint toning and a minor extraneous, soft fold.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/23/2009