Rare antique map of Rhineland-Palatinate (Rheinland-Pfalz) by Frederick de Wit. Shows the Rhine between Bonn and Mainz and the Moselle between Koblenz and Remich. With Trier, Nassau and Bingen. To the lower right a beautiful title cartouche.
Somewhat stained in upper margin. 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: Archiepiscopatus et Electoratus Trevirensis Novissima Delineatio ... Tabula Accurate Describitur Eyfalia Tractus.
Old coloured map of Germany. Printed in Amsterdam by F. de Wit circa 1680.
Rhineland-Palatinate - Wit, Frederick de - Archiepiscopatus et Electoratus...