Italiae Novissima Descriptio


Name of map     : Italiae Novissima Descriptio;

Cartographer    : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number    : 5363

Map number      : Ort 117; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III): 32

State number of plate: 1

Copy from edition: 1580 German; Page signature: 58

Estimated number of copies printed: 2875

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 92

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

Plate size      : 359 x 514 mm;

Paper size      : 410 x 550 mm;

Margins, left   : 15 mm,  right: 15 mm;

         upper  : 23 mm,  lower: 24 mm;

Paper thickness and quality:  heavy and strong;

Paper   color   : off white;

Age of map color: old, original

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

Overall color impression: authentic and subdued

Imperfections

     margins    :  none;

     plate area :  none;

     verso      :  expertly strengthened in some places;

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

Price           :   Euro 1650


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