Old coloured antique map of Sweden by Frederick de Wit. Shows Sweden, Finland and the Baltic States. to the lower right a beautiful title cartouche with coat of arms.
Some staining in the upper centrefold. 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: Regni Sueciae Tabula Generalis.
Old coloured map of Sweden. Printed in Amsterdam by Covens & Mortier circa 1720.
Sweden - Wit, Frederick de - Regni Sueciae Tabula Generalis