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  • Title: Ancient Gaul (France) based on ancient geographic knowledge
  • Date/Period: 1570-1624
  • Materials: Hand colored, copperplate engraved.
  • Dimensions: 21 3/4 x 17 1/4”

    From the THEATRUM ORBIS TERRARUM The worlds first true modern Atlas Published 1570-1624. Antwerp By Abraham Ortelius 15h7-1598 Royal Cosmographer to Philip II of Spain Approximate printed 3400. From Approximate survival 337 examples. 3.9%. MAP OF ANCIENT GAUL GAL: LIAE: VE:/ TERIS/TYPUS (FRANCE) based on multiple ancient authors, including Strabo, Ovid, Virgil and Caesar among others. Part of the Parergon edition of the Atlas, maps of the ancient world, created by Ortelius personally due to his interest in the ancient world, Based on contemporary ancient geographic knowledge.

    Reserve: $550.00

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  • Condition
    Excellent condition
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    Ancient Gaul (France) based on ancient geographic

    Estimate $700 - $800May 26, 2020
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