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BOTERO, Giovanni.

CORCYRA DEL CORFU

Published: RELATIONI UNIVERSALI DI GIOVANNI BOTERO BENESE. 1598.

Stock code: 56287

Price: £110

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A map of the Island. A ship and a sea monster. Giovanni Botero (1533–1617) was Secretary to the Duke of Savoy when he compiled his Relationi Universali; “this political and geographical description of the different countries of the world was very successful and translated into a number of languages” (Burden), including English (London 1603).

Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Fine condition. map on sheet 20 x 15 cm. Map in Latin; accompanying text in Italian. Size: 11 x 8 cm. (4 x 3 inches)

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