Nova et Accurata Scaniae et Maximae Partis Zeelandiae Tabula

Frederick de Wit (*1630 - 1706)
Old coloured map of Denmark. Printed in Amsterdam by Covens Mortier circa 1720.

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Description

Old coloured sea chart of the Öresund with Scania and Zealand by Frederick de Wit. Shows the south of Sweden with Malmö, Lund, Landskrona, Helsingborg and Kristianstad, on the Danish side Zealand with Copenhagen, Roskilde and the islands Saltholm and Amager. With the Kattegat and parts of the Baltic Sea. The depth of the sea is indicated. Decorated with a beautiful title cartouche and a view of the Öresund (Øresund, Sund) with Copenhagen. This is the edition published by Covens and Mortier.

Details

CartographerFrederick de Wit
TitleNova et Accurata Scaniae et Maximae Partis Zeelandiae Tabula
Publisher, YearCovens Mortier, Amsterdam, circa 1720
Plate Size50.0 x 58.5 cm (19.7 x 23.0 inches)
Sheet Size53.0 x 63.0 cm (20.9 x 24.8 inches)

Condition

Centrefold backed in the lower margin. Very good condition with old colour. Never framed before.

Cartographer

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: Nova et Accurata Scaniae et Maximae Partis Zeelandiae Tabula.
Old coloured map of Denmark. Printed in Amsterdam by Covens Mortier circa 1720.

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