Old Coloured antique Map of Portugal by Frederick de Wit. This is the edition by Covens and Mortier. Shows Portugal and the Algarve. With Porto, Lisbon, Lagos and Faro. Decorated with two beautiful cartouches.
Centrefold backed in the lower and upper 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: Novissima Regnorum Portugalliae et Algarbiae Descriptio ....
Old coloured map of Spain - Portugal. Printed in Amsterdam by P. Mortier circa 1720.
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