Auction 136, Lot 529

"Galliae Veteris Typus", Jansson, Jan

Subject: France

Period: 1650 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.2 x 15.3 inches
48.8 x 38.9 cm

Attractive map of France during Roman times based on Ortelius' map, which in turn was based on ancient geographical sources. The map is filled with detail and ancient place names and decorated with two strapwork cartouches. Dutch text on verso.


Condition: A

Sharp impression with wide original margins. There is a 2" tear in bottom right-hand margin, well away from image.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/1/2011