Tabula Comitatus Frisiae ...

Frederick de Wit (*1630 - 1706)
Old coloured map of Friesland. Printed in Amsterdam by F. de Wit circa 1680.

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Very detailed, antique map of Friesland in the north of the Netherlands by F. de Wit. With Dokkum, Leeuwarden, Harlingen and in the south to Stavoren and Sleat. Top left, the island of Terschelling, top right a small inset map with the West Frisian Islands Vlieland, Terschelling, Ameland and Schiermonnikoog. With a compass rose, a miles scale and bottom right a title cartouche.


CartographerFrederick de Wit
TitleTabula Comitatus Frisiae ...
Publisher, YearF. de Wit, Amsterdam, circa 1680
Plate Size47.0 x 55.1 cm (18.5 x 21.7 inches)
Sheet Size50.7 x 63.0 cm (20.0 x 24.8 inches)


Very good condition.


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: Tabula Comitatus Frisiae ....
Old coloured map of Friesland. Printed in Amsterdam by F. de Wit circa 1680.

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