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An exceptional 17th century sea chart of Europe on two sheets

Stock No. 23450 Category: Tags: , , Cartographer: DE WIT, Frederick.

Totius Europae Littora Novissim? edita. Pascaert vertoonende alle de See-custen van Europa.
Amsterdam, c.1675. Fine original colour. Two sheets conjoined, total 495 x 890mm.

£7,500

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De Wit's superb sea-chart of Europe, published in the 'Orbis Maritimus ofte Zee Atlas', orientated with north to the right, with the eastern part in an inset in North Africa. The chart is notable for the decorative element, notably the large armorials for each of the principal countries contained, as well as elephants and goats, two scale cartouches and a large title cartouche of Cherubs.
A classic collector's map.

Additional information

Dimensions 890 × 495 mm
Cartographer

Date

1675

Extra Info

Totius Europae Littora Novissim? edita. Pascaert vertoonende alle de See-custen van Europa.

Publication

Amsterdam, c.1675. Fine original colour. Two sheets conjoined, total 495 x 890mm.

Condition

Repairs to verdigris damage, as usual on De Wit maps.

References

KOEMAN: Wit 16.