Iaponiae Insulae Descriptio; Ludoico Teisera Auctore


Name of map : Iaponiae Insulae Descriptio; Ludoico Teisera Auctore;

Cartographer : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number : 5560

Map number : 165; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III): 134

State number of plate: 1

Copy from edition: 1597 German 5th Additamentum; Page signature: none

Estimated number of copies printed: 3250;

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 132;

Area displayed : Japan, Part of Korea and China;;

Plate size : 357 x 487 mm;

Paper size : 415 x 543 mm;

Margins, left : 30 mm, right: 30 mm;

upper : 34 mm, lower: 23 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper color : off white;

Age of map color: old, original coloring;

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

general color appearance: subdued and authentic;

Imperfections

margins : lower corners rounded;

plate area : none;

verso : none;

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

Additional remarks: an excellent copy of the first printed map of Japan to appear in a western atlas;

Price : Euro 4600


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