Comitatus Hollandiae Tabula Pluribus Locis Recens Emendata a Frederico de Wit

Frederick de Wit (*1630 - 1706)
Old coloured map of the Netherlands. Printed in Amsterdam by Covens & Mortier circa 1720.

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Description

Very decorative map of Holland by Frederick de Wit. Oriented to the west, decorated with numerous ships and two compass roses. This is the edition by Covens and Mortier. With Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Delft, Leiden and Utrecht. To the top right the Dutch coat of arms surrounded by maritime figures.

Details

CartographerFrederick de Wit
TitleComitatus Hollandiae Tabula Pluribus Locis Recens Emendata a Frederico de Wit
Publisher, YearCovens & Mortier, Amsterdam, circa 1720
Plate Size45.6 x 55.1 cm (18.0 x 21.7 inches)
Sheet Size53.0 x 63.0 cm (20.9 x 24.8 inches)

Condition

Very good strong impression. Very good condition with old colour. Never framed before.

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 the Netherlands. Printed in Amsterdam by Covens & Mortier circa 1720.

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