"Gallarium Descriptio", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles
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.
Scattered foxing, crease at centerfold.