Italiae Novissima Descriptio

Name of map : Italiae Novissima Descriptio;

Cartographer : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number : 6043

Map number : Ort 118; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III): 112

State number of plate: 1

Copy from edition: 1584 Latin; Page signature: 64

Estimated number of copies printed: 2875

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 92

Area displayed : Italy, Corsica, Northern Sardinia and Sicily;


Plate size : 356 x 501 mm;

Paper size : 427 x 565 mm;

Margins, left : 32 mm, right: 30 mm;

upper : 23 mm, lower: 51 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper color : off white;

Age of map color: old, original colour

Colors used : pink, yellow, red, blue, green, orange


margins : some overall browning;

plate area : none;

verso : some weak spots, due to old colour;

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

Price : Euro 1750

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