Auction 93, Lot 243

"Galliae Regni Potentiss: Nova descriptio Ionanne Ioliveto Auctore", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: France

Period: 1592 (circa)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

19.8 x 13.6 inches
50.3 x 34.5 cm

Decorative map of the whole of France based on the work of Jean Jolivet. The map is fully engraved with topographical features and cities. Large strapwork cartouche contains text and a coat of arms fills the stipple engraved sea.

References: Van den Broecke #34.

Condition: A

Lovely old color with just a bit of unobtrusive foxing, overall very good.

Estimate: $550 - $600

Sold for: $375

Closed on 12/6/2000