"Gallia Vetus Ad Iulij Caesaris Commentaria", Jansson, Jan
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.
Sharp impression on fine hand laid paper with wide original margins. Some faint toning and minor creasing along the centerfold.