Americae sive Novi Orbis Descriptio

Name of map : Americae sive Novi Orbis Descriptio

Cartographer : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number : 5028

Map number : Ort 9; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III 2)


State number of plate: 2

Copy from edition: 1574 Latin, Page signature: 2

Estimated number of copies printed: 1475

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 25

Area displayed : North and South America, West Atlantic,

Pacific,  New Guinea;

Plate size : 370 x 509 mm;

Paper size : 420 x 546 mm;

Margins, left : 12 mm, right: 26 mm;

upper : 26 mm, lower: 24 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: very heavy and strong;

Paper color : off white;

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

Colors used : red, green, blue, pink, orange, brown

Overall color impression: restrained and skillful


margins : slight darkening towards very edges of margins;

plate area : none;

verso : none;

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

Remarks : unusually wide margins

Price : Euro 7850

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