Typus Orbis Terrarum

Name of map : Typus Orbis Terrarum

Cartographer : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number : 4075

Map number : 3; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III): 113


State number of plate: third plate, first state (cf. Shirley 158, p.181)

Copy from edition: 1603 Latin; Page signature: 1

Estimated number of copies printed: 3850

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 161

Area displayed : the world as known in 1587

Plate size : 359 x 491 mm;

Paper size : 421 x 557 mm;

Margins, left : 27 mm; right: 25 mm;

upper : 28 mm; lower: 34 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper color : off white;

Age of map color: old, original color;

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


margins : minor fraying of right margin;

plate area : some red color spilling from equinox and tropics;

verso : bottom centerfold expertly strengthened

Overall quality :

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Price : Euro 10000

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