Cataloniae


Name of map     : Cataloniae;

Cartographer    : Ortelius (1527-1598)/Vrients

Stock number    : 6123

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

State number of plate: 1

Copy from edition: 1609/1612 Latin; Page signature: 22;

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      : 442 x 541 mm;

Margins, left   : 25 mm,  right: 25 mm;

         upper  : 27 mm,  lower: 31 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper   color   : white;

Age of map color: old, original colour, applied in the 17th century;

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

Overall colour impression: restrained and authentic;

Imperfections

     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.

Price           : € Euro  2500


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