Chinae, olim Sinarum Regionis, nova descriptio

Name of map : Chinae, olim Sinarum Regionis, nova descriptio

Cartographer : Ortelius (1527-1598)


Edition : 1603 Latin, page number 109;


Stock number : 5832

Map number : 164; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III): 97


State number of plate: 3

Estimated number of copies printed: 4425

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 144

Area displayed : China, Japan, part of Philippines. West on top


Plate size : 367 x 470 mm;

Paper size : 455 x 540 mm


Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper color : off white;

Age of map color: later coloring, expertly executed;

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

general color appearance: expressive;


margins : none;

plate area : none;

verso : none;

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

Additional remarks: the first map of China ever to appear in a Western atlas;

Price : Euro 5350

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