Old coloured antique map of Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony) by Frederick de Wit. Shows the Elbe River from Hamburg to Schnackenburg. With Lüneburg, Lauenburg, Danneberg, Hanover, Brunswick, Wolfsburg, Uelzen and Salzwedel. A beautiful title cartouche to the upper right.
Centrefold backed in the lower part. 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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Frederick de Wit: Ducatus Luneburgici et Dannebergensis Comitatus Nova Descriptio.
Old coloured map of Germany. Printed in Amsterdam by Covens & Mortier circa 1720.
Lower Saxony - Wit, Frederick de - Ducatus Luneburgici et Dannebergensis...