Iaponiae Insulae Descriptio; Ludoico Teisera Auctore

Name of map     : Iaponiae Insulae Descriptio; Ludoico Teisera Auctore;

Cartographer    : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number    : 4892

Map number      : 165; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III): 134

State number of plate: 1

Copy from edition: 1609/1612 Latin; Page signature: 120

Estimated number of copies printed: 3250;

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 132;

Area displayed  : Japan, Part of Korea and China;;

Plate size      : 357 x 487 mm;

Paper size      : 455 x 554 mm;

Margins, left   : 41 mm,  right: 36 mm;

         upper  : 35 mm,  lower: 65 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper   color   : white and fresh;

Age of map color:  old, original 17th century coloring;

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

  general color appearance: lively and outspoken;


     margins    : slight browning of bottom centerfold;

     plate area : none;

     verso      : some paper tape remnants at the top;

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

Additional remarks: a wonderful copy of the first printed map of Japan to appear in a western atlas;

Price           : Euro  4950

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