Name of map     : Cataloniae;

Cartographer    : Ortelius (1527-1598)/Vrients

Stock number    : 6042

Map number      : Ort 33; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III): 144

State number of plate: 1

Copy from edition: 1608/1612 Italian; Page signature: 23;

Estimated number of copies printed: 1350

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 35

Area displayed  : Catalonia;

Plate size      : 389 x 495 mm;

Paper size      : 469 x 566 mm;

Margins, left   : 41 mm,  right: 38 mm;

         upper  : 40 mm,  lower: 45 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper   color   : white;

Age of map color: old, original colour;

Colours used    : red, pink, yellow, orange, green, blue, brown;

Overall colour impression: restrained and authentic;


     margins    : none;

     plate area : none;

     verso      : none;

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

A fine copy of the first atlas map devoted to Catalonia;

hard to find and in great demand; compass rose and cartouche heightened with gold.

Price           : € Euro  2750

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