Europae


Name of map : Europae

Cartographer : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number : 6611

Map number : Ort 4; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III):5

State number of plate: 4.4 Cap de Tincente corrected to Vincente. Plate developed a split at the edge at of Egypt, extending towards but not quite reaching Turkey. Perhaps, after pulling this print, the plate broke. It was replaced in 1584 by plate Ort5. This state is most probably unique.

Copy from edition: 1583 (?)not in atlas; Page signature: none

Estimated number of copies of this version printed: 1

Estimated number of loose copies of this version in circulation: 1

Area displayed : Europe, Iceland, part of Greenland, North

Africa, Western part of Middle  East;

Plate size : 347 x 469 mm;

Paper size : 368 x 494 mm;

Margins, left : 12 mm, right: 4 mm;

upper : 12 mm, lower: 14 mm;

Paper thickness and quality: very heavy and strong;

Paper color : off white;

Age of map color: old, original; color;

Imperfections

margins : none

plate area : none

verso : none;

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

Price : Euro 2500


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