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Number: 2981
Continent: Africa
Region: Continent
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Year of Origin: 1595
Title: AFRICA
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Language: Latin
Publish Origin: Venice
Height: 16.2
Width: 23.5
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Scale: 1 : 52,000,000
Color Type: No Color
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Cartographer: Giovanni Botero
Engraver: Hieronymous Girolami Poro [Porro]
Publisher: Giorgio Greco
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Notes: Betz #32; see color duplicate ID 966; Copper-plate engraved map; source originally published in Botero's book "Le Relationi universali di Giovanni Botero Benese: divisi in tre parti" and republished in several editions by different publishers dating 1595--1602; It is uncertain which edition contained this particular plate; The map is derived from the Ortelius map 1570 and appeared similarly with slight differences by D'Anania 1582, Magini 1596, Keschedt 1597, Rossaccio 1605 -
Last updated: Apr 3, 2016