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3 May 2007
FRANCE -- [FINE, Oronce (1494-1555)]. LIGORIO, Pirro (c.1510-1583). Totius Galliae descritpio. Rome: Michele Tramezzino, 1558. Engraved map of France with parts of several adjacent countries (light dampstaining in the upper half of the map). Trimmed and inlaid in original mount (a little dampstaining), 387 x 517mm.
Tooley (1939) 208: "Despite the statement 'Pyrrho Ligorio Neap auctore', this map is a reduction from the 4-sheet woodcut compiled by Oronce Fine in 1538".
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