Rare antique map of Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony ) by Frederick de Wit. Shows the area between Minden, Giffhorn, Halberstadt and Göttingen. With Hannover, Wolfsburg, Braunschweig, Hildesheim, Salzgitter and Goslar. To the lower left a beautiful title cartouche.
Lower centrefold backed. Very good condition with old colour. Never framed before.
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 Germany. Printed in Amsterdam by F. de Wit circa 1680.
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