Maris Pacifici, quod vulgo Mar del Zur

Name of map : Maris Pacifici, quod vulgo Mar del Zur

Cartographer : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number : 5177

Map number : 12; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III): 124

State number of plate: 1

Copy from edition: 1598 Dutch; Page signature: 6

Estimated number of copies printed: 3550

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 155

Area displayed:Western Americas, Pacific, Eastern  China,

Japan, New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Magellaen's ship;


Plate size : 348 x 500 mm;

Paper size : 388 x 516 mm;

Margins, left : 13 mm, right: 12 mm;

upper : 15 mm, lower: 31 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: strong and heavy;

Paper color : off white;

Age of map color: later coloring;

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

general color appearance: restrained and convincing;


margins : none;

plate area : tiny hole in centerfold;

verso : none;

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

Additional remarks: This is the first map ever specifically

devoted to the Pacific, and as such of fundamental importance;

Price : Euro 7950

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