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Abraham Ortelius:  Galliae Veteris Typus

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Title: Galliae Veteris Typus

Map Maker: Abraham Ortelius

Place / Date: Antwerp / 1624

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 20 x 14 inches

Condition: VG+

Price: $575.00

Inventory ID: 50816


Description:

Detailed map of Ancient France, from the 1624 Latin edition of Ortelius' Parergon. \The map is based upon information from Strabo, Virgilius, Ovidius and Caeser. It differs from Ortelius' other Galliae Vetus maps in that it is based upon ancient geographical sources, rather than ancient military sources.

The map inclues a decorative title cartouche on the lower left side and a text cartouche in the upper left corner. Villages and towns are shown as miniature views. Two sailing ships. 


References: Van den Broecke 196.


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