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France.- Ortelius (Abraham) Gallia, detailed map of France, with part of southern England, northern Italy, and includes Belgium and the Netherlands, a large title cartouche with two putto decorating the upper right quadrant, with 4 1/2 compass roses, and three sailing ships off the Norfolk coast, engraved map with extensive hand-colouring on laid paper with watermark of a postal horn, platemark 402 x 487 mm. (15 7/8 x 19 1/4 in), sheet 430 x 545 mm. (17 x 21 1/2 in), Latin text verso, central vertical fold with minor repairs to lower section, other minor repaired nicks to lower margin, some surface dirt and handling creases, unframed, with Joan Baptista Vrient's imprint at the end of the title cartouche, [1612].

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France.- Ortelius (Abraham) Gallia, detailed map of

Estimate £600 - £800Oct 11, 2018
London, UK
Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Max Hasler
Modern First Editions and 20th Century Literature