Chinae, olim Sinarum Regionis, nova descriptio

Name of map : Chinae, olim Sinarum Regionis, nova descriptio

Cartographer : Ortelius (1527-1598)


Edition : 1608 Italian, p.118;


Stock number : 5636

Map number : 164; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III): 97


State number of plate: 2

Estimated number of copies printed: 4425

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 144

Area displayed : China, Japan, part of Philippines. West on top


Plate size : 367 x 470 mm;

Paper size : 465 x 572 mm


Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper color : overall browning;

Age of map color: old, original color;

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

general color appearance: restrained and authentic;


margins : owner stamp in bottom margin;

plate area : none;

verso : none;

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

Additional remarks: the first map of China ever to appear in a Western atlas;

Price : Euro 5250

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