Lorraine


Name of map : Lorraine

Cartographer : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number : 6521

Map number : Ort 50; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III): 122

State number of plate: 3, Ioan Galle excudebat

Copy from edition: after 1641 Spanish; no text on verso, no page number.

Compared to state 2, all cartouches are enhanced, border decoration more shaded.

Estimated number of copies printed: few

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: this one

Area displayed : Lotharingen

Plate size : 343 x 504 mm;

Paper size : 422 x 543 mm;

Margins, left : 25 mm, right: 19 mm;

upper : 38 mm, lower: 48 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper color : off white;

Age of map color: uncolored;

Imperfections

margins : none;

plate area : none;

verso : none;

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

Price : Euro 950

 

Remarks: from the highly rare post-1641 edition; one copy known


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