Auction 146, Lot 488

"Gallia Antiqua in Provincias et Populos Divisa …", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: France

Period: 1750 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.4 x 19 inches
54.4 x 48.3 cm

This finely engraved map illustrates ancient Gaul. It incorporates most of France with Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland and northwestern Italy. It shows the various tribes, towns, and ancient divisions of the region. It is embellished with a striking title cartouche that incorporates three distance scales. It was published in 1757 as part of the first edition.

References: Pedley #92.

Condition: B+

Fine original outline color and a sharp impression with light soil and flaws in margins, not affecting the map.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Unsold

Closed on 9/4/2013

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