Parmae et Placentiae Ducatus


Name of map     : Parmae et Placentiae Ducatus;

Cartographer    : Ortelius (1527-1598)/Vrients

Stock number    : 2772 (1733)

Map number      : Ort 132; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III): 156

State number of plate: 1

Copy from edition: 1612 Latin; Page signature: 91;

Estimated number of copies printed: 1050

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 17

Area displayed  : Parma, Cremona, Piazenza and surroundings;

Plate size      : 364 x 480 mm;

Paper size      : 454 x 548 mm;

Margins, left   : 33  mm,  right: 33  mm;

         upper  : 43  mm,  lower: 45  mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper   color   : overall browning;

Age of map colour: old, original colours;

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

Colour impression: authentic and restrained;

Imperfections

     margins    : slight darkening along centrefold;

     plate area : none;

     verso      : none;

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

A rare map, only in the 1608/12 editions.

Price           :   Euro 925


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