Terra Sancta


Name of map : Terra Sancta

Cartographer : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number : 6271

Map number : Ort 173; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III): 106

State number of plate: 1

Copy from edition: 1584 Latin; Page signature: 97

Estimated number of copies printed: 4425

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 173

Area displayed : Holy Land, East on top; scene of Jonah

being thrown to the whale;

Plate size : 372 x 507 mm;

Paper size : 407 x 527 mm;

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

upper : 18 mm, lower: 25 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper color : off white;

Age of map color: old, original;

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

general color appearance: very expressive and authentic;

Imperfections

margins : soiling;

plate area : slight mirroring of old color;

verso : none

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

Additional remarks: two cartouches, the right one containing three

medallions with scenes from the bible;

Price : Euro 600


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