Helvetiae Descriptio


Name of map : Helvetiae Descriptio;

Cartographer : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number : 6281

Map number : Ort 115; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III): 31

State number of plate: 1

Copy from edition: 1584 Latin; Page signature: 62

Estimated number of copies printed: 8125

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 170

Area displayed : Switzerland;

Plate size : 344 x 453 mm;

Paper size : 410 x 524 mm;

Margins, left : 38 mm, right: 32 mm;

upper : 28 mm, lower: 38 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper color : off white;

Age of map color: old, original color;

Imperfections

margins : lower corners worn;

plate : color break in lower left corner;

verso : none;

Overall quality : perfect/excellent/VERY GOOD/good/fair/mediocre/poor

Additional remarks: this classical map has South at the top;

Price : Euro 250


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