Antique Maps by Frederick de Wit (*1630 - 1706)

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.
  • 1680 - Frederick de Wit

    Frederick de Wit:  Tabula Comitatus Frisiae ...

    F. de Wit, Amsterdam, circa 1680

    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...

    Tabula Comitatus Frisiae ...
    11832

    Old coloured map of Friesland. Printed in Amsterdam by F. de Wit circa 1680.

    390,00 €
  • 1680 - Frederick de Wit

    Frederick de Wit:  Nova et Accurata Totius Europae Descriptio

    F. de Wit, Amsterdam, 1680

    Beautiful original old coloured map of Europe by Frederick de Wit. Richly decorated with many ships, a sea monster and putti holding the title banner. Europa rides on Zeus in the form of a bull....

    Nova et Accurata Totius Europae Descriptio
    11510

    Old coloured map of the European continent. Printed in Amsterdam by F. de Wit in 1680.

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  • 1670 - Frederick de Wit

    Frederick de Wit:  Magnae Tartariae, Magni Mogolis Imperii, Iaponiae et Chinae, Nova Descriptio

    Amsterdam, circa 1670

    Original hand coloured engraved map of Siberia / Tartaria with China, Japan and the peninsulas of Korea by Frederick de Wit. One beautiful coloured cartouche.

    Magnae Tartariae, Magni Mogolis Imperii, Iaponiae et Chinae, Nova...
    10101

    Coloured map of Russia, Korea, Japan. Printed in Amsterdam circa 1670.

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  • 1690 - Frederick de Wit

    Frederick de Wit:  Archiepiscopatus et Electoratus Moguntini et adjacentium Regionum, ut Landgraviatum Hasso...

    Frederic de Wit, Amsterdam, circa 1690

    Large and detailed original old coloured map of Hesse by F. de Wit. With one nice cartouches. Showing the area between Biengen, Spayer, Wertheim and Wetzlar, centred around Frankfurt.

    Archiepiscopatus et Electoratus Moguntini et adjacentium Regionum, ut...
    10644

    Old coloured map of the Rhineland-Palatinate, Hesse. Printed in Amsterdam by Frederic de Wit circa 1690.

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  • 1710 - Frederick de Wit

    Frederick de Wit:  Ducatus Luneburgici et Dannebergensis Comitatus Nova Descriptio in Eorumdem Praefecturas

    Covens & Mortier, Amsterdam, circa 1710

    Detailed copper engraved map of Lower Saxony of F. de Wit by Covens and Mortier. Covering the area between Hamburg, Hannover, Braunschweig and Salzwedel with one figurative cartouche.

    Ducatus Luneburgici et Dannebergensis Comitatus Nova Descriptio in...
    10456

    Old coloured map of Lower Saxony. Printed in Amsterdam by Covens & Mortier circa 1710.

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