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Gallia Vetus, Ad Iulij Caesaris commentaria. [France]

  • ARTIST: Abraham Ortelius

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Abraham Ortelius, Antwerp.

  • MEDIUM: Copper plate engraving,

    DATE: 1612

  • EDITION SIZE: 14 1/8 x 18 3/16" (358 x 462 mm) plus margins.

  • DESCRIPTION: 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.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: This particular impression is from a 1612 Italian text edition.

  • CONDITION: Good condition, full original hand coloring.

  • REFERENCE: Van den Broecke #195.