15 JACOBSZ.,Th. / DE WIDT, F. Nova XVII Provinciarum Inferioris


Description: JACOBSZ.,Th. / DE WIDT, F.
Title: Nova XVII Provinciarum Inferioris Germaniae descriptio .
Published in: Amsterdam, 1662

Size: 17.1 x 22.0 inches.
43.5 x 56.0 cm.

In attractive strong original colours.
Condition: Repair of split lower part centerfold. Dark impression.
Condition Rating

Extremely rare map of the Benelux by Frederick de Widt. Originally engraved and published by P.Kaerius in 1607. In 1662 the plate came in the possession of Frederick de Wit who re-engraved the cartouche of the map. He added two large vessels between the title cartouche and compass-rose.
In the upper left and right hand corner corners visible fracture in the copper plate. In the upper right border in small type fo.6. This state is particular rare, only one other copy is known to van der Heijden (Bitburg, coll. Niewodniczanski.)
Reference: Van der Heijden, Oude kaarten der Nederlanden, 61, 4th state.
  • Number: 1012730
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum

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