Helvetiae Descriptio

Name of map     : Helvetiae Descriptio;

Cartographer    : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number    : 5074

Map number      : Ort 115; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III): 31

State number of plate: 1

Copy from edition: 1579 Latin; Page signature: 56

Estimated number of copies printed: 7550

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 170

Area displayed  : Switzerland;

Plate size      : 345 x 457 mm;

Paper size      : 433 x 544 mm;

Margins, left   : 37  mm,  right: 53  mm;

         upper  : 37  mm,  lower: 52  mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper   color   :  off white;

Age of map color:  old, original;

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

  general color appearance: subdued and subtle;


     margins    :  none;

     plate      :  none;

     verso      :  none;

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

Additional remarks:  this classical map has South at the top;

Price           :   Euro 725

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