Islandia


Name of map : Islandia;

Cartographer : Ortelius (1527-1598)

 

Stock number : 6603

 

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

State number of plate: 161.1

Copy from edition: 1592L.

Page signature: 98;

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 : 435 x 542 mm;

Margins, left : 25 mm, right: 30 mm;

upper : 45 mm, lower: 55 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: strong and heavy;

Paper color : off white;

Age of map color: old, original color;

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 9500


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