Transylvania


Name of map     : Transylvania

Cartographer    : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number    : 857

Map number      : Ort 153; (not in Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III)

State number of plate: second plate, second state;

Copy from edition: 1592 Latin; Page signature: 92

Estimated number of copies printed: 7300 (plate 1 + 2)

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 125 (pl.1+2)

Area displayed  : Transylvania

Plate size      : 32.5 x 45 cm;

Paper size      : 45 x 57 cm;

Margins, left   :    5.5    cm,  right:   6    cm;

         upper  :    5.5    cm,  lower:   7    cm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper   color   : off white;

Age of map color: old, original;

     colors used: yellow, brown, red, blue, green, pink;

  general color appearance: somewhat heavy but authentic;

Imperfections

     margins    : thin spot in lower right corner;

     plate area : minute crack in color at lower centerfold;

     verso      : some paper backing at centerfold;

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

Price           : Euro  250


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