Terra Sancta

Name of map : Terra Sancta

Cartographer : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number : 5661

Map number : Ort 173; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III): 106

State number of plate: 1

Copy from edition: 1592 Latin; Page signature: 105

Estimated number of copies printed: 4425

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 173

Area displayed : Holy Land, East on top; scene of Jonah

being thrown to the whale;

Plate size : 370 x 503 mm;

Paper size : 446 x 544 mm;

Margins, left : 18 mm, right: 20 mm;

upper : 33 mm, lower: 44 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper color : off white;

Age of map color: old, original;

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

general color appearance: outspoken and authentic;


margins : very small tear in left margin;

plate area : none;

verso : none;

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

Additional remarks: two cartouches, the right one containing three medallions with scenes from the bible;

Price : Euro 1200

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