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  • Title: Ancient Gaul (France) based on Julius CaesarÂ’s writing. By Ortelius
  • Date/Period: 1570-1624
  • Materials: Hand colored, copperplate engraved.
  • Dimensions: 22 1/4 x 17 1/4.

    From the THEATRUM ORBIS TERRARUM The worlds first true modern Atlas Published 1570-1624. Antwerp By Abraham Ortelius 1527-1598 Royal Cosmographer to Philip Il of Spain - Approximate printed 3700. From 1590-1624 (both variations) Approximate survival 428 examples. 11.6 % (both variations) *two almost identical variations exist for this map. Only difference in in script. This example is the later example 1608-24 JULIUS CAESAR MAP OF GAUL GALLIA VETVS ancient Gaul (FRANCE) based on the book by Julius Caesar'DE BELLO GALLICO' describing his time in France. Part of the Parergon edition of the Atlas, maps of the ancient world, created by Ortelius personally due to his interest, list of tribes on the right, famous people of a Gaul on the left.

    Reserve: $300.00

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    Ancient Gaul (France) based on Julius Caesar’s writing.

    Estimate $500 - $600May 26, 2020
    Starting Price $280
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