Auction 92, Lot 278

"Gallarium Descriptio", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: France

Period: 1795 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

26.5 x 19.5 inches
67.3 x 49.5 cm

Copper engraving with original outline color. Based on Sanson’s map, this plate was originally engraved in 1738; this issue with Delamarche imprint added. It shows France under the Gauls with two regions: “Gallia Comata” to the North and “Gallia Braccata” to the south., and Tuscany marked as “Gallia Togata”. The Roman roads are prominently noted. Table in French text.


Condition: B

Scattered foxing, crease at centerfold.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $50

Closed on 9/13/2000