Transylvania


Name of map     : Transylvania

Cartographer    : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number    : 2956 (1996)

Map number      : Ort 153; (not in Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III)

State number of plate: second plate, first state;

Copy from edition: 1584 Latin; Page signature: 85

Estimated number of copies printed: 7300 (plate 1 + 2)

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 125 (pl.1+2)

Area displayed  : Transylvania

Plate size      : 327 x 450 mm;

Paper size      : 387 x 523 mm;

Margins, left   : 36 mm,  right: 35 mm;

         upper  : 21 mm,  lower: 40 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper   color   : off white;

Age of map color: old, original;

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

  general color appearance: somewhat heavy but authentic;

Imperfections

     margins    : slight soiling;

     plate area : minute hole in lower centerfold;

     verso      : shine through of colours;

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

Price           :   Euro 345


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