Detailed copper engraved map of Lower Saxony of F. de Wit by Covens and Mortier. Covering the area between Hamburg, Hannover, Braunschweig and Salzwedel with one figurative cartouche.
Overall minor browning, centerfold split and margins backed.
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: Ducatus Luneburgici et Dannebergensis Comitatus Nova Descriptio in Eorumdem Praefecturas.
Old coloured map of Lower Saxony. Printed in Amsterdam by Covens & Mortier circa 1710.
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