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Auction 132, Lot 467

"Gallia Vetus Ad Iulij Caesaris Commentaria", Jansson, Jan

Subject: France

Period: 1650 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.5 x 14.5 inches
49.5 x 36.8 cm

This handsome map of ancient France is based on information from Caesar's De Bello Gallico. It is engraved to show the mountains, rivers and forests with only a few ancient place names. The names of famous people and tribes of Gallia, as described by Caesar, are listed at sides. Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

There is some chipping in the wide margins, well away from the map.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/2/2010