Eryn. HIBERNIAE, BRITTANICAE INSULAE, NOVA DESCRIPTIO,Irlandt


Name of map     : Eryn. HIBERNIAE, BRITTANICAE INSULAE, NOVA DESCRIPTIO,Irlandt

Cartographer    : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number    : 4845

Map number      : Ort 22; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III): 57

State number of plate:2

Copy from edition: 1573 Latin; Page signature: 10

Estimated number of copies printed: 5975

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 140

Area displayed  : Ireland;

Plate size      : 357 x 482 mm;

Paper size      : 414 x 545 mm;

Margins, left   :  27 mm;  right:  28 mm;

         upper  :  23 mm;  lower:  35 mm:

Paper thickness and quality: very strong and heavy;

Paper   color   : off white;

Age of map color:  old, original color;

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

Imperfections

     margins    : some soiling of lower right corner;

     plate area : some wormholes expertly repaired;

     verso      : none;

Overall quality :

Perfect/excellent/VERY GOOD/good/fair/mediocre/poor

Additional remarks: a beautiful copy of the earliest map with any
pretense to detail of Ireland;

Price           : Euro 2000


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