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- Published: La Compagnia Bresciana , Brescia
- Published date: 1599
- Type: Antique Map, map
- Technique: Copper engraving / Uncolored
- Issue date: 1599
- Category: Tartary and the Northwest Coast of America
- Size: 80 by 110mm (3¼ by 4¼ inches).
- Stock number: 25952
- Condition: A tiny skillful mended wormhole, else excellent condition. 80 by 110mm (3¼ by 4¼ inches).
Article descriptionCopper engraving, uncolored as published on the full text sheet. Fine engraved rare map of Tartary and the Northwest coast of America published in Giovanni Botero's 'Relationi di Givanno Botero' 1599 in Brescia. The miniature maps published by G. Botero are close imitations of those published in Phillip Galle's 1593 edition with Italian text. The fine engraved maps by Botero are very much in the style of Abraham Ortelius's miniature map, they are engraved with woods, miniature, views, some even with decorative sea monsters and ships. An early miniature map of Tartary, Japan and the Northwestcoast of America. The map is extending over Central Asia toward Europe.
Original antique copper engraving handcolored in wash and outline when published. Large decorative and detailled...
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