Transylvania


Name of map     : Transylvania

Cartographer    : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number    : 6254

Map number      : Ort 153; (not in Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III)

State number of plate: second plate, first state;

Copy from edition: 1580 German; Page signature: 78

Estimated number of copies printed: 8225 (plate 1 + 2)

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 125 (pl.1+2)

Area displayed  : Transylvania

Plate size      : 327 x 450 mm;

Paper size      : 410 x 538 mm;

Margins, left   : 47 mm,  right: 42 mm;

         upper  : 21 mm,  lower: 35 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper   color   : off white;

Age of map color: old, original;

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

  general color appearance: somewhat heavy but authentic;

Imperfections

     margins    : slight soiling of lower right corner;

     plate area : minute hole in lower centre;

     verso      : shine through of colors;

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

Price           : €  Euro 350


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