Typus Orbis Terrarum


Name of map : Typus Orbis Terrarum

Cartographer : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number : 4537

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

 

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

Copy from edition: 1608/12 Italian; 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 : 423 x 552 mm;

Margins, left : 26 mm; right: 31 mm;

upper : 33 mm; lower: 30 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;

Imperfections

margins : minor soiling of bottom right corner;

plate area : none;

verso : bottom centerfold expertly strengthened

Overall quality :

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Price : Euro 9500


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