Regni Prussiae et Prussiae Polonicae...

Frederick de Wit (*1630 - 1706)
Old coloured map of Gdansk, Kaliningrad, Konigsberg, Prussia. Printed in Amsterdam by Covens & Mortier circa 1730.

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Description

Old coloured map of East Prussia by Frederick de Wit. Showing the Baltic Sea coastline from Danzig (Gdansk) to Konigsberg (Kaliningrad) to Memel (Klaipeda). A beautiful title cartouche to the upper left.

Details

CartographerFrederick de Wit
TitleRegni Prussiae et Prussiae Polonicae...
Publisher, YearCovens & Mortier, Amsterdam, circa 1730
Plate Size45.5 x 58.3 cm (17.9 x 23.0 inches)
Sheet Size53.0 x 63.0 cm (20.9 x 24.8 inches)

Condition

Lower centrefold backed. Very good condition with old outline 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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Frederick de Wit: Regni Prussiae et Prussiae Polonicae....
Old coloured map of Gdansk, Kaliningrad, Konigsberg, Prussia. Printed in Amsterdam by Covens & Mortier circa 1730.

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