Burgundiae Comitatus

Name of map     : Burgundiae Comitatus

Cartographer    : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number    : 5862

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

State number of plate: 1

Copy from edition: 1608/1612 Italian; Page signature: 37

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      : 476 x 580 mm;

Margins, left   :    46     mm,  right:   48   mm;

         upper  :    46     mm,  lower:   65   mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper   color   : off white;

Age of map color: 20th century coloring;


     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 Italian 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  1100

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