Açores Insulae

Name of map     : Açores Insulae

Cartographer    : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number    : 4698

Map number      : 24; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III): 95

State number of plate: 1

Copy from edition: 1609 Spanish, a very rare edition, so far unrecorded.

Page signature: 15

Estimated number of copies printed: 4425

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 161

Area displayed  : the Azores islands

Plate size      : 329 x 467 mm;

Paper size      : 461 x 546 mm;

Margins, left   : 40 mm,  right:   42 mm;

         upper  : 55 mm,  lower:   72 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper   color   :  off white;

Age of map color:  later coloring, expertly executed;

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


     margins   : some soiling of lower right corner;

     plate area: none;

     verso     : none;

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

Price           : Euro  975

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