Marchionatus Misniae Ditio Generalis...

Frederick de Wit (*1630 - 1706)
Old coloured map of Germany. Printed in Amsterdam by P. Mortier circa 1720.

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Old coloured antique map of Saxony by Frederick de Wit. this is the edition by P. Mortier. Shows the Margraviate of Saxony with adjacent areas. With Meissen, Görlitz, Plauen, Zwickau, Leipzig, Dresden and Halle. Decorated with a beautiful title cartouche to the lower right.


CartographerFrederick de Wit
TitleMarchionatus Misniae Ditio Generalis...
Publisher, YearP. Mortier, Amsterdam, circa 1720
Plate Size41.6 x 54.3 cm (16.4 x 21.4 inches)
Sheet Size53.0 x 63.0 cm (20.9 x 24.8 inches)


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: Marchionatus Misniae Ditio Generalis....
Old coloured map of Germany. Printed in Amsterdam by P. Mortier circa 1720.

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