Descriptio Germaniae Inferioris

Name of map  : Descriptio Germaniae Inferioris

Cartographer : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number : 5326;

Map number   : Ort 58; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III): 14

State number of plate:1

Copy from edition: 1572 French; Page signature: 14;

Estimated number of copies printed: 7000

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 138

Area displayed: Holland, Belgium, Luxemburg;

Plate size: 383 x 504 mm;

Paper size: 401 x 538 mm;

Margins, left: 12 mm; right: 17 mm upper: 11 mm; lower: 8 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: medium thickness;

Paper color: off-white;

Map color, age: later color, expertly executed;


  margins     : small but original margins;

  plate area  : none;

  verso       : bottom centerfold strengthened;

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Price: Euro  1475

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