Old coloured antique map of Pomerania by Frederick de Wit. Shows the Baltic coast from Stralsund with Rügen and Usedom to Gdansk (Danzig). With Berlin, Szczecin (Stettin), Toruń. On top the island of Bornholm, Denmark. Decorated with an impressive title cartouche.
Lower centrefold backed. 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 Pomeraniae Tabula Generalis....
Old coloured map of Pomerania, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Printed in Amsterdam by F. de Wit circa 1680.
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