Eryn. HIBERNIAE, BRITTANICAE INSULAE, NOVA DESCRIPTIO,Irlandt


Name of map : Eryn. HIBERNIAE, BRITTANICAE INSULAE, NOVA DESCRIPTIO,Irlandt

Cartographer : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number : 6460

 

Map number : Ort 22; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III): 57

State number of plate: 2

Copy from edition: 1584 Latin; Page signature: 13

Estimated number of copies printed: 5975

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 140

Area displayed : Ireland;

Plate size : 357 x 482 mm;

Paper size : 409 x 521 mm;

Margins, left : 19 mm; right: 20 mm;

upper : 32 mm; lower: 22 mm:

Paper thickness and quality: very strong and heavy;

Paper color : off white;

Age of map color: old, original color, somewhat pale;

Imperfections

margins : some soiling of lower right corner;

lower left corner expertly repaired;
handwritten number in top right corner.

plate area : none;

verso : none;

Overall quality :

Perfect/excellent/VERY GOOD/good/fair/mediocre/poor

Additional remarks: a beautiful copy of the earliest map with any
pretense to detail of Ireland;

Price : Euro 1450


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