"Gallia Antiqua ex Aevi Romani Monumentis Eruta, et Serenissimi Carnutum Ducis...", Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'
Period: 1760 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
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.
Original outline color on watermarked paper with wide margins and a hint of offsetting.