Helvetiae Descriptio

Name of map     : Helvetiae Descriptio;

Cartographer    : Ortelius (1527-1598)

Stock number    : 0910

Map number      : Ort 115; (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici III): 31

State number of plate: 1

Copy from edition: 1584 Latin; Page signature: 62

Estimated number of copies printed: 7300

Estimated number of loose copies in circulation: 170

Area displayed  : Switzerland;

Plate size      : 34.5 x 45 cm;

Paper size      : 36 x 47.5 cm;

Margins, left   :    1      cm,  right:   1    cm;

         upper  :    1      cm,  lower:   1    cm;

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper   color   :  slight overall browning;

Age of map color:  old, original;

     colors used:  yellow, green, blue, orange, red;

  general color appearance: very tasteful and authentic;


     margins    :  trimmed to about 1 cm on all sides;

     plate      :  none;

     verso      :  none;

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

Additional remarks:  this classical map has South at the top;

Price           : Euro  600

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