Ducatus Luneburgici et Dannebergensis Comitatus Nova Descriptio in Eorumdem Praefecturas

Frederick de Wit (*1630 - 1706)
Old coloured map of Lower Saxony. Printed in Amsterdam by Covens & Mortier circa 1710.

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Description

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.

Details

CartographerFrederick de Wit
TitleDucatus Luneburgici et Dannebergensis Comitatus Nova Descriptio in Eorumdem Praefecturas
Publisher, YearCovens & Mortier, Amsterdam, circa 1710
Plate Size49.3 x 60.2 cm (19.4 x 23.7 inches)
Sheet Size51.4 x 61.0 cm (20.2 x 24.0 inches)

Condition

Overall minor browning, centerfold split and margins backed.

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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Old coloured map of Lower Saxony. Printed in Amsterdam by Covens & Mortier circa 1710.

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