Angliae et Hiberniae accurata descriptio


Name of map     : Angliae et Hiberniae accurata descriptio

Cartographer    : Ortelius-Vrients

Stock number    : 2058

Map number      : 17; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III): 148

State number of plate: 2

Copy from edition: 1612 Spanish; Page signature: 12

Estimated number of copies printed: 1650;

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 17

Area displayed  : Great Britain and Ireland

                  Genealogical table of English kings

Plate size      : 440 x 566 mm;

Paper size      : 485 x 566 mm;

Margins, left   :  0  mm,  right:  0  mm;

         upper  : 22  mm,  lower: 24  mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper   color   : off white;

Age of map color: old, original colour;

Colours used    : yellow, pink, green, blue, brown, red, orange;

Overall colour impression: restrained and authentic;

Imperfections

     margins    : no cutting of side margins; plate and paper

                  have exactly the same dimensions. Vrients plates

                  were (almost) too large for standard atlas sheets

     plate area : some offsetting of old colours;

     verso      : shine through of old colours;

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

Additional remarks: a nice copy of a rare and desirable map

Price           : Euro  4850


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