Archiepiscopatus et Electoratus Moguntini et adjacentium Regionum, ut Landgraviatum...

Frederick de Wit (*1630 - 1706)
Old coloured map of the Rhineland-Palatinate, Hesse. Printed in Amsterdam by Frederic de Wit circa 1690.

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Description

Large and detailed original old coloured map of Hesse by F. de Wit. With one nice cartouches. Showing the area between Biengen, Spayer, Wertheim and Wetzlar, centred around Frankfurt.

Details

CartographerFrederick de Wit
TitleArchiepiscopatus et Electoratus Moguntini et adjacentium Regionum, ut Landgraviatum Hasso Darmstadiensis ...
Publisher, YearFrederic de Wit, Amsterdam, circa 1690
Plate Size48.9 x 59.3 cm (19.3 x 23.3 inches)
Sheet Size54.3 x 64.5 cm (21.4 x 25.4 inches)

Condition

Excellent conditions.

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: Archiepiscopatus et Electoratus Moguntini et adjacentium Regionum, ut Landgraviatum Hasso Darmstadiensis ....
Old coloured map of the Rhineland-Palatinate, Hesse. Printed in Amsterdam by Frederic de Wit circa 1690.

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