Auction 91, Lot 253

"Galliae Veteris Typus", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: France

Period: 1624 (published)

Publication: Parergon

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.5 x 15.5 inches
49.5 x 39.4 cm

A lovely map of France during Roman times based on ancient geographical sources including Strabo, Plinius, Virgilius, Ovidius and Caesar. The map is filled with detail and ancient place names. Two ships sail in the stipple engraved oceans and the map is decorated with two fine cartouches. Light toning else fine.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $350

Closed on 6/14/2000

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