Italiae Novissima Descriptio


Name of map     : Italiae Novissima Descriptio;

Cartographer    : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number    : 5220

Map number      : Ort 118; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III): 112

State number of plate: 1

Copy from edition: 1595 Latin; Page signature: 71

Estimated number of copies printed: 2875

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 92

Area displayed  : Italy, Corsica, Northern Sardinia and Sicily;

Plate size      : 356 x 501 mm;

Paper size      : 460 x 580 mm;

Margins, left   : 38 mm,  right: 37 mm;

         upper  : 52 mm,  lower: 54 mm;

Paper thickness and quality:  heavy and strong;

Paper   color   : off white;

Age of map color: later coloring, expertly executed

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

Imperfections

     margins    :  some soiling of lower right corner;

                   small tear in bottom margin well repaired

     plate area :  none;

     verso      :  none;

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

Price           :   Euro 1825


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