GALLIA VETUS, AD IULIJ CAESARIS COMMENTARIA. [FRANCE]

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Abraham Ortelius


Gallia Vetus, Ad Iulij Caesaris commentaria. [France]

Copper plate engraving, 1612
14 1/8 x 18 3/16" (358 x 462 mm) plus margins.
Good condition, full original hand coloring.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 50337
Price: $750.00
Publisher : Published by Abraham Ortelius, Antwerp.
Ortelius is the best known for producing the atlas from which this map comes from, "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, or ÔÇťAtlas of the Whole World". The atlas was immensely popular and was produced for over forty years. This map of France is based on ancient information from Caesar's "De Bello Gallico." On the back of the map is a description of the region.This particular impression is from a 1612 Italian text edition. Maps

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