Name of map     : Artois/ARTESIA

Cartographer    : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number    : 5654;

Map number      : Ort 73; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III): 115

State number of plate: 1

Copy from edition: no text or page number on verso. This map was used from 1587 to 1592.;

Estimated number of copies printed: 1000

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 20

Area displayed  : Artois

Plate size      : 373 x 484 mm;

Paper size      : 408 x 540 mm;

Margins, left   : 25  mm,  right: 26  mm;

         upper  : 18  mm,  lower: 16  mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper   color   : off white;

Age of map color: uncolored;


     margins    : some soiling of lower right corner; brown spot in upper left margin

     plate area : none;

     verso      : none;

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

Remark          : this is by far the rarest of the two Ortelius maps of Artois.

Price           : € Euro  650

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