Asiae nova descriptio

Name of map     : Asiae nova descriptio

Cartographer    : Botero (1540-1617)

Stock number    : 5646

Copy from edition: 1603 published by Solis, Valladolid; 

Page signature: blank on verso

Area displayed  : Asia, North East Africa, West Pacific, New Guinea;


Plate size      : 363 x 486 mm;

Paper size      : 377 x 508 mm;

Margins, left   : 14 mm,  right:  7 mm;

         upper  :  7 mm,  lower:  5 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper   color   :  off white;

Age of map color: old, original color;


     margins    : left margin expertly strengthened;

     plate area : none;

     verso      : none;

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Remarks: this is a close copy of Ortelius’ Asia map. Very rare.

Price           : €  Euro  1250

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