Auction 159, Lot 447

"Gallia Antiqua ex Aevi Romani Monumentis Eruta, et Serenissimi Carnutum Ducis...", Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'

Subject: France

Period: 1760 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.8 x 17.8 inches
57.9 x 45.2 cm

This finely engraved map illustrates ancient Gaul. It incorporates France, Belgium, Luxembourg and portions of Switzerland, Italy and England. An inset entitled Provinciae Romanae details the region of Provence and a smaller inset of Batavorum Insulae shows the ancient region of Batavia in Belgium. The map is extremely detailed and filled with historical information.

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Condition: A

Original outline color on watermarked paper with wide margins and a hint of offsetting.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/14/2016

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