Maris Pacifici, quod vulgo Mar del Zur

Name of map : Maris Pacifici, quod vulgo Mar del Zur

Cartographer : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number : 6041

Map number : 12; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III): 124


State number of plate: 1

Copy from edition: 1609/1612 Latin; Page signature: 6;

Estimated number of copies printed: 3550

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 155


Area displayed: Western Americas, Pacific, Eastern China,

Japan, New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Magellaen's ship;

Plate size : 348 x 500 mm;

Paper size : 463 x 583 mm;

Margins, left : 43 mm, right: 44 mm;

upper : 54 mm, lower: 69 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: strong and heavy;

Paper color : off white;

Age of map color: old, original color;

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

general color appearance: expressive and authentic;


margins : none;

plate area : none;

verso : none;

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

Additional remarks: This is the first map ever specifically

devoted to the Pacific, and as such of fundamental importance;

Price : Euro 9750

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