Italiae Veteris Specimen


Name of map     : Italiae Veteris Specimen;

Cartographer    : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number    : 5635

Map number      : Ort 204; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III): 9P

State number of plate: 1

Copy from edition: 1585 French 3rd Additamentum; Page number: none

Estimated number of copies printed: 1725

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 75

Area displayed  : Italy;

Plate size      : 350 x 491 mm;

Paper size      : 398 x 545 mm;

Margins, left   : 24  mm,  right: 23  mm;

         upper  : 24  mm,  lower: 24  mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper   color   : off white, overall slight soiling;

Age of map color: old, original color;

Imperfections

     margins    : slight soiling, small tears well repaired;

     plate area : none;

     verso      : none;

 

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

Remarks         : rare map, occurring in 3 editions only, succeeded by Ort 205

Price           : Euro  1375


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