Islandia


Name  of map    : Islandia;

Cartographer    : Ortelius (1527-1598)

 

Stock number    : 6513

 

Map number      : 161; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III): 121

State number of plate: 1

Copy from edition: 1590 L4Add.

Page signature: no page number, but full text;

Estimated number of copies printed: 3200

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 104

Area displayed  : Iceland

Plate size      : 340 x 497 mm;

Paper size      : 407 x 546 mm;

Margins, left   : 22 mm,  right: 28 mm;

         upper  : 24 mm,  lower: 45 mm;

Paper thickness and quality:  strong and heavy;

Paper   color   : off white;

Age of map color: recent color, expertly executed;

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

 

Overall color impression:  impressive;

 

Imperfections

     margins    : none;

     plate area : none;

     verso      : none;

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

A wonderful copy of a landmark in mapmaking.

 

Price           : € Euro 8750


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