Bertius’ Miniature Map of Scotland, Early EditionSKU: 9476
Bertius’ Miniature Map of Scotland, Early Edition
Date of publication:
8.6 x 12.3 cm
Pieter van den Keere
This tiny map of Scotland was engraved by Pieter van den Keere for the Caert-thresoor published by Cornelis Claesz and Barent Langenes in 1598. Degrees of latitude were added in the two-line border and the map was reissued in early editions of Bertius’ ‘Tabularum geographicarum contractarum’ from 1600.
Condition & Materials
Copper engraving, 8.6 x 12.3 cm, modern hand-colour, French text on verso.