Americae sive Novi Orbis Descriptio


Name of map     : Typus Orbis Terrarum (World)

Cartographer    : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number    : 6092

Map number      : 1; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III):1

                  Shirley 122.

State number of plate: 1 (of plate 1)

Copy from edition: 1572 French;   Page signature: 1

Estimated number of copies printed: 3250

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 236

Area displayed  : the world as known in 1570

Plate size      : 336 x 493 mm;

Paper size      : 379 x 521 mm;

Margins, left   :   5 mm,  right:  21 mm;

         upper  :  19 mm,  lower:  21 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper   color   : off white;

Age of map color:  old, original, coloring;

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

  general color appearance: authentic and subdued;

Imperfections:

    margins    : expert repair at bottom centerfold

    plate area : none;

    verso      : faint old handwriting in French

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

Additional remarks: a world map of fundamental importance;

Price           :   € Euro 26500 (for set of five)

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Name of map     : Europae

Cartographer    : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number    : 6093

Map number      : Ort 4; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III):5

State number of plate: 1

Copy from edition: 1572 French;   Page signature: 5

Estimated number of copies printed: 3025

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 165

Area displayed  :  Europe, Iceland, part of Greenland, North

                   Africa, Western part of Middle  East;

Plate size      :  347 x 469 mm;

Paper size      :  390 x 526 mm;

Margins, left   :  18 mm,  right:  40 mm;

         upper  :  24 mm,  lower:  24 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper   color   :  off white;

Age of map color:  old, original color;

Imperfections

     margins    :  none

     plate area :  none;

     verso      :  none;

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

Price           : €  Euro 26500 (for set of five)

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Name of map     : Asiae nova descriptio

Cartographer    : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number    : 6094

Map number      : Ort 6

 

State number of plate: 1, (of first plate);

Copy from edition: 1572 French;  Page signature: 3

Estimated number of copies printed: 1575

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 25

Area displayed  : Asia, North East Africa, West Pacific, New Guinea;

Plate size      : 374 x 494 mm;

Paper size      : 402 x 529 mm;

Margins, left   : 15 mm,  right: 17 mm;

         upper  :  9 mm,  lower: 20 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper   color   :  off white;

Age of map color: old, original color;

Imperfections

     margins    : none;

     plate area : slight repair at centerfold;

     verso      : none;

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

Price           :  EURO €   26500 (set of 5)

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Name of map     : Africa Tabula Nova;

Cartographer    : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number    : 6095

Map number      : 8; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III):4

State number of plate: 1

Copy from edition: 1572 French;   Page signature: 4

Estimated number of copies printed: 7550

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 275

Area displayed  : the continent of Africa, South West Asia;

Plate size      : 375 x 504 mm;

Paper size      : 398 x 524 mm;

Margins, left   :  7 mm,  right: 10 mm;

         upper  :  8 mm,  lower: 14 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper   color   : off white;

Age of map color: old, original color;

Imperfections

    margins   : none;

    plate area: minor repairs at centerfold;

    verso     : none;

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

Price           : € Euro  26500 (set of 5)

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Name of map     : Americae sive Novi Orbis Descriptio

Cartographer    : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number    : 6096

Map number      : Ort 9; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III 2)

 

State number of plate: 1

Copy from edition: 1572 French,   Page signature: 2

Estimated number of copies printed: 1475

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 25

Area displayed  :  North and South America, West Atlantic,

                   Pacific,  New Guinea;

Plate size      :  370 x 509 mm;

Paper size      :  390 x 535 mm;

Margins, left   :   9 mm,  right:  11 mm;

         upper  :   5 mm,  lower:  15 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper   color   :  off white;

Age of map color:  old, original coloring;

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

Overall color impression: restrained and skillful

Imperfections

     margins    : none;

     plate area : some cracks in lower part invisibly repaired;

     verso      : none;

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

Price           : € Euro  26500 (set of five)

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