Asiae nova descriptio

Name of map     : Asiae nova descriptio

Cartographer    : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number    : 4977

Map number      : 7; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III): 71/I

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

Copy from edition: 1581 or 1598 French;  Page signature: 3

Estimated number of copies printed: 7550

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 305

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

Plate size      : 374 x 488 mm;

Paper size      : 444 x 558 mm;

Margins, left   : 34 mm,  right: 37 mm;

         upper  : 31 mm,  lower: 41 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper   color   :  off white;

Age of map color: old, original color;


     margins    : minor split bottom centerfold;

     plate area : none;

     verso      : some paper remnants in top margin;

Overall quality :

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Price           : Euro   3800

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