Original antique map, ANCIENT FRANCE, TYPUS GALLIAE VETERIS, Blaeu, c. 1648
Original antique map, ANCIENT FRANCE, TYPUS GALLIAE VETERIS, Blaeu, c. 1648

Original antique map, ANCIENT FRANCE, TYPUS GALLIAE VETERIS, Blaeu, c. 1648

Original antique map, ANCIENT FRANCE, TYPUS GALLIAE VETERIS, Blaeu, c. 1648

Original antique map, ANCIENT FRANCE, TYPUS GALLIAE VETERIS, Blaeu, c. 1648

Original antique map, ANCIENT FRANCE, TYPUS GALLIAE VETERIS, Blaeu, c. 1648

An original, antique, copper-plate engraved map of Ancient France, by Willem Janszoon Blaeu and based on the work of Abraham Ortelius. The map is titled’Typus Galliae Veteris, Ex conatib Geograph. And was published by Johannes Blaeu (son of Willem) in his famous atlas’Theatrum Orbis Terrarum’ in Amsterdam in c. The map is printed on hand-laid paper and is outline hand-coloured. The map is adorned with a decorative title cartouche. The printed area measures approximately 505mm x 395mm with generous margins beyond; Latin text verso. Condition report: Good overall condition. Age toning and some age spots. Pin-sized hole to the printed area to the right of the centrefold towards the bottom of the map (almost impossible to notice when the map is laid down – but see photo). Small nick to the bottom edge of the sheet and a 1cm closed tear (repaired verso) to the bottom edge of the sheet, not affecting the printed area. Two small stains to the bottom edge of the sheet not affecting the map. Please study the photographs carefully to fully appreciate the condition. The item “Original antique map, ANCIENT FRANCE, TYPUS GALLIAE VETERIS, Blaeu, c. 1648″ is in sale since Tuesday, January 1, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “mapsetcetera1″ and is located in Ilkley. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Date Range: 1600-1699
  • Type: Atlas map
  • Year: c.1648
  • Maker: J. Blaeu
  • Cartographer/Publisher: J. Blaeu
  • Era: 1600s
  • Format: Atlas Map
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Country/Region: France
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