Erythraei sive Rubri Maris Periplus

Name of map     : Erythraei sive Rubri Maris Periplus;

Cartographer    : Anonymous Manuscript map "Patauij Ex Typographia Seminarij"

Stock number    : 4716

Map number      : this is a close copy of Janssonius Erythraei (vdKrogtAN 0500H:1) which was used from 1652 to 1684.

Page signature: none

Area displayed  : East Africa, Arab peninsula, South Asia,
                  South-East Asia

Plate size      : 390 x 464 mm;

Paper size      : 484 x 603 mm;

Margins, left   : 66  mm,  right: 68  mm;

         upper  : 41  mm,  lower: 52  mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper   color   : white and fresh;

Age of map color: old, original color, in outline only;


     margins    : none;

     plate area : none;

     verso      : none;

Remarks: it is not quite clear whether this manuscript map served as an
example for the Janssonius map, or that it was an imitation of that map.

It is also unclear why plate marks were faked on this map.

Also, the only feature distinguishing it clearly from the Janssonius map (which itself is a not so close copy of the Ortelius map Ort 224) is a remark in the bottom right corner saying Patauij Ex TypographiaSeminarij"

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Price           : Euro    550

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