Terra Sancta


Name of map     : Terra Sancta

Cartographer    : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number    : 1588

Map number      : Ort 173; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III): 106

State number of plate: 1

Copy from edition: 1592 Latin; Page signature: 105

Estimated number of copies printed: 4425

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 173

Area displayed  :  Holy Land, East on top; scene of Jonah

                   being thrown to the whale;

Plate size      :  372 x 507 mm;

Paper size      :  414 x 538 mm;

Margins, left   : 18  mm,  right: 17  mm;

         upper  : 19  mm,  lower: 25  mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper   color   : off white;

Age of map color: old, original;

     colors used: pink, red, orange, blue, green, yellow;

  general color appearance: very artistic and authentic;

Imperfections

     margins    : minor fraying of lower margin;

     plate area : some shaving of cartouche upper right;

     verso      : paper patches glued at corners; some Latin notes

                  in an old hand;

Overall quality :perfect/excellent/very good/good/fair/mediocre/poor

Additional remarks: two cartouches, the right one containing  three

medallions with scenes from the bible;

Price           :   Euro 900


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