Asiae nova descriptio


Name of map     : Asiae nova descriptio

Cartographer    : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number    : 4891

Map number      : Ort 6

State number of plate: 1, (of first plate);

Copy from edition: 1570 Latin;  Page signature: 3

Estimated number of copies printed: 1575

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 25

Area displayed  : Asia, North East Africa, West Pacific, New Guinea;

Plate size      : 374 x 494 mm;

Paper size      : 409 x 553 mm;

Margins, left   : 30 mm,  right: 30 mm;

         upper  : 13 mm,  lower: 24 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper   color   :  off white;

Age of map color: old, original 16th century color;

Imperfections

     margins    : slight soiling and browning of edges;
                  small tear in upper left corner backed

     plate area : none;

     verso      : some paper tape remnants at the top

Overall quality : perfect/excellent/VERY GOOD/good/fair/mediocre/poor

Remarks         : unusually wide margins

Price           :  EURO     3250


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