Italiae Veteris Specimen


Name of map     : Italiae Veteris Specimen;

Cartographer    : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number    : 4717

Map number      : Ort 205;

State number of plate: 1

Copy from edition: 1609 Spanish, but Parergon map texts in Latin;

page number xx

Estimated number of copies printed: 3300

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 75

Area displayed  : Italy;

Plate size      : 345 x 483 mm;

Paper size      : 476 x 594 mm;

Margins, left   : 62  mm,  right: 49  mm;

         upper  : 53  mm,  lower: 73  mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper   color   : off white;

Age of map color: recent coloring, expertly executed;

Overall color impression: lively and expressive

Imperfections

     margins    : slight soiling of lower corners;

     plate area : none;

     verso      : none;

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

Price           :   Euro 1450


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