Iaponiae Insulae Descriptio; Ludoico Teisera Auctore


Name of map     : Iaponiae Insulae Descriptio; Ludoico Teisera Auctore;

Cartographer    : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number    : 5768

Map number      : 165; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III): 134

State number of plate: 1

Copy from edition: 1603 Latin; Page signature: trimmed

Estimated number of copies printed: 3250;

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 132;

Area displayed  : Japan, Part of Korea and China;;

Plate size      : 357 x 487 mm;

Paper size      : 442 x 536 mm;

Margins, left   : 28 mm,  right: 25 mm;

         upper  : 39 mm,  lower: 50 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper   color   : white and fresh;

Age of map color:  recent coloring, expertly executed;

Imperfections

     margins    : expert repair on weak spots in side margins;

     plate area : none;

     verso      : none;

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

Additional remarks: an excellent copy of the first printed map of Japan to appear in a western atlas;

Price           : € Euro  4400


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