Maris Pacifici, quod vulgo Mar del Zur


Name of map : Maris Pacifici, quod vulgo Mar del Zur

Cartographer : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number : 3392

Map number : 12; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III): 124

 

State number of plate: 1

Copy from edition: 1601 Latin; Page signature: 6;

Estimated number of copies printed: 3550

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 155

 

Area displayed: Western Americas, Pacific, Eastern China,

Japan, New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Magellaen's ship;

Plate size : 348 x 500 mm;

Paper size : 453 x 549 mm;

Margins, left : 27 mm, right: 22 mm;

upper : 53 mm, lower: 48 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: strong and heavy;

Paper color : off white;

Age of map color: old, original;

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

general color appearance: restrained and convincing;

Imperfections

margins : soiling of lower right corner; a few small tears in bottom margin;

plate area : none;

verso : none;

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

Additional remarks: This is the first map ever specifically

devoted to the Pacific, and as such of fundamental importance;

Price : Euro 9250


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