Auction 133, Lot 450

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

Subject: France

Period: 1684 (circa)

Publication: Accuratissima Orbis Antiqui Delineatio

Color: Black & White

19.5 x 14.5 inches
49.5 x 36.8 cm

Map of ancient France 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. It is a handsome map with three decorative cartouches.


Condition: B+

Sharp impression on fine hand laid paper with wide original margins. Some faint toning and minor creasing along the centerfold.

Estimate: $150 - $200


Closed on 9/1/2010