Old coloured map of Denmark by Frederick de Wit. In the northwest with Jutland, centred Zealand and Funen. With the southern part of Sweden, the Mecklenburg Baltic Sea coast with Rügen and Schleswig-Holstein. Top right a beautiful title cartouche.
Upper right margin added outside of the image. Slightly browned. Very good 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: Dania regnum In quo sunt Ducatus Holsatia et Slesvicum Insulae Danicae et Provinciae Jutia, Scania, Blekingia et Hallandia.
Old coloured map of Denmark. Printed in Amsterdam by F. de Wit circa 1680.
Denmark - Wit, Frederick de - Dania regnum In quo sunt Ducatus Holsatia...