Frisia Occidentalis


Name of map     : Frisia Occidentalis

Cartographer    : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number    : 0577

Map number      : Ort 81;(Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III): 83

State number of plate: 1

Copy from edition: 1579 Latin; Page signature: 36

Estimated number of copies printed: 5875

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 138

Area displayed  : Friesland and Groningen;

inset: ancient Friesland;

Plate size      : 37 x 49.5 cm;

Paper size      : 41 x 53 cm;

Margins, left   :   1.5     cm,  right:  1.5   cm;

         upper  :   1.5     cm,  lower:  2.5   cm;

Paper thickness and quality: medium thickness but good;

Paper   color   :  overall browning;

Age of map color:  old, original;

     colors used:  green, yellow, red, blue;

  general color appearance: heavy and a bit greyish;

Imperfections

     margins    : 4 cm2 of bottom margin replaced;

     plate area : none;

     verso      : shine through of colors from plate; entire

                  verso browned; some ink spots in text;

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

Price           :   Euro 425


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