Original hand coloured engraved map of Siberia / Tartaria with China, Japan and the peninsulas of Korea by Frederick de Wit. One beautiful coloured cartouche.
Several small tears in lower margin, repaired centrefold in lower margin, manuscript numbers in top margin by old hand, overall fine condition.
Frederick de Wit, born 1630 in Amsterdam, was a famous engraver and publisher in Amsterdam. He acquired many of the printing plates of Blaeu and Janssonius when it came to auction. His map were very popular because of the quality of the engravings and the beautiful colouring. After his death in 1706, his work was re-issued by Pieter Mortier and Covens & Mortier.
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Frederick de Wit: Magnae Tartariae, Magni Mogolis Imperii, Iaponiae et Chinae, Nova Descriptio.
Coloured map of Russia, Korea, Japan. Printed in Amsterdam circa 1670.
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