Archipelagi Insularum Aliquot Descriptio

Name of map : Archipelagi Insularum Aliquot Descriptio;

Cartographer : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number : 5376

Map number : Ort 147; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III): 98

State number of plate: 1

Copy from edition: 1603 Latin; Page signature: 92;

Estimated number of copies printed: 4425

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 150

Area displayed : Crete-Metellino-Cerigo-Scarpanto-Nicsia-



Plate size : 365 x 506 mm;

Paper size : 453 x 553 mm;

Margins, left : 21 mm, right: 23 mm;

upper : 37 mm, lower: 54 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper color : off white;

Age of map color: old, original color;


margins : slight overall browning;

plate area : none;

verso : none;

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

Additional remarks: Crete on top half, the other 10 islands on

lower half of plate;

Price : Euro 825

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