Gallia


Name of map     : Gallia

Cartographer    : Ortelius (1527-1598)/Postel

Stock number    : 6005

Map number      : Ort 35; (not in Koeman); Meurer 135/III

State number of plate: 1

Copy from edition: never regularly included in the Theatrum;

Denuce mentions inclusion of this map in a Dutch 1598 Theatrum,

but this seems to be unique. It is unclear why this map was made but

not included in the Theatrum. See also Meurer p. 219 and plate 55.

Page signature  : blank on verso

Estimated number of copies printed: unknown, but very few indeed.

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: only 2 other copies known.

Area displayed  : France, Netherlands, Southern England, Switzerland,

                  Northern Spain and Italy;

Plate size      : 345 x 497 mm;

Paper size      : 408 x 530 mm;

Margins, left   : 12 mm,  right: 16 mm;

         upper  : 27 mm,  lower: 33 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy;

Paper   color   : white;

Age of map color: uncoloured;

Imperfections

     margins    : two vertical folds on and of the page expertly repaired;

     plate area : none;

     verso      : none;

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

Price           :  Euro 17500


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