Abrahami Patriarchae Peregrinatio et vitae


Name of map : Abrahami Patriarchae Peregrinatio et vitae

Cartographer : Ortelius (1527-1598)

 

Stock number : 6128

Map number : Ort 183; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III): 25P/I

State number of plate: second plate, first state;

Copy from edition: 1592 Latin; Page signature: 24

Estimated number of copies printed: 3800

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 58

Area displayed : the Holy Land, surrounded by 22 medallions

depicting scenes from Abraham's life;

 

Plate size : 356 x 465 mm;

Paper size : 463 x 574 mm;

 

Margins, left : 55 mm, right: 60 mm;

upper : 50 mm, lower: 58 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

 

Paper color : recent coloring, expertly executed;

 

Imperfections

margins : tiny rust speck in top margin;

plate area: none;

verso : none;

Remark: one of the earliest prints of plate 183. Very wide margins.

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

 

Price : Euro 4450


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