Auction 140, Lot 523

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

Subject: France

Period: 1650 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.8 x 14.8 inches
50.3 x 37.6 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. Dutch text on verso.


Condition: B+

There is some light damp staining in the lower blank margins and the edges have some chips and tiny tears far from the image.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 5/23/2012