Burgundiae Comitatus


Name of map : Burgundiae Comitatus

Cartographer : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number : 5808

Map number : Ort 52; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III): 116, vdK AN3B: 4880:31B:053

State number of plate: 1

Copy from edition: 1606 English; Page signature: 31

Estimated number of copies printed: 600

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 10

Area displayed : Burgundy;

Plate size : 360 x 481 mm;

Paper size : 400 x 528 mm;

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

upper : 18 mm, lower: 21 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper color : off white;

Age of map color: 17th century coloring;

Imperfections

margins : none;

plate area: none;

verso : none;

Remark: this map is rare since it only occurred irregularly in some 1580/1589G, 1588S, 1603L & 1608/1612I editions, but was never regularly incorporated into any edition. This is the only copy from the English edition I have ever seen. The text is normally used for the Ort 51 Burgundy map.

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

Price : Euro 1250


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