1599 Lovely Ortelius/botero Map Of Russia For Sale
Giovanni Botero was an Italian priest and geographer who wrote his main work 'Relationi Universali in 1591. This was re-issued several times and the 1599 edition is especially noteworthy for using a complete set of Ortelius miniature maps engraved by Pietro Marchetti andoriginally issued a year earlier by the same company, La Compagnia Bresciana.
This lovely map of Muscovy (European Russia) is one of the finest in the series combining careful engraving with decorative scenes around the edges. These include camels to the south, herders, horsemen, tents and forest scenes.
The map measures 3" by 4" on a page measuring 8" by 6" and is invery good condition.
Themapis guaranteed to be over400 years old.
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