Cypri Insulae Nova Descriptio


Name of map     : Cypri Insulae Nova Descriptio

Cartographer    : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number    : 5217

Map number      : Ort 149 (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III): 66

State number of plate: 2

Copy from edition: 1601 Latin;  Page signature: 90

Estimated number of copies printed: 6175

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 190

Area displayed  : Cyprus, (inset:) Lemnos;

Plate size      : 350 x 497 mm;

Paper size      : 468 x 573 mm;

Margins, left   :    35     mm,  right:  36    mm;

         upper  :    55     mm,  lower:  62    mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper   color   :  off white;

Age of map color: later coloring, expertly executed;

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

  general color appearance: expressive and outspoken;

Imperfections

margins     :      none;

plate area  :      none;

verso       :      none;

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

Price           : Euro 1850


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