Archipelagi Insularum Aliquot Descriptio

Name of map : Archipelagi Insularum Aliquot Descriptio;

Cartographer : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number : 5624

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

State number of plate: 1

Copy from edition: 1584 Latin 3rd Additamentum; Page signature: 84 (in manuscript);

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 : 419 x 542 mm;

Margins, left : 16 mm, right: 18 mm;

upper : 24 mm, lower: 30 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper color : off white;

Age of map color: old, original color;


margins : two small tears backed;

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 950

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