Antique Maps by Giovanni Botero (*1540 - 1617)

Giovanni Botero, an Italian philosopher, pries and thinker, was born around 1540 in Bene, Piermont. His cartographic achievements results a world map in 1591 and maps of each continent and the British Isles published first 1596 in his Relationi Universali. Several editions followed until 1662. Er died 1617 in Turino.
  • Giovanni Botero:  Africa

    Giunti, Venice, circa 1640

    Very rare copper engraved Africa Map of G. Botero. This example has a thin engraved line around the continent, which is not described in references. It seems the map comes from 1640 edition of...

    1640 - Giovanni Botero

    Antique map of Africa. Printed in Venice by Giunti circa 1640.

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