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Denmark by de Wit/Mortier - GOLD HIGHLIGHTS



Denmark by de Wit/Mortier - GOLD HIGHLIGHTSClick to enlarge

DANIA REGNUM | in quo sunt | DUCATUS GOLSATIA et SLESVICUM | IUTIA, et INSULAE dictae DANICAE , | quae Nuncupantur | ZELANDIA, FIONIA, LALANDIA, | FALSTRIA LANGELANDIA BORNHOLMIA etc. | Per F. de Wit Amstelodami | cum Privilegio Potetiß D.D. Ordi =| num Hollandiae Westfrisiaeq3

At the bottom right, beneath scales, additional publisher's note: ex officina P. MORTIER.

Rare state of map of  Denmark by Frederick de Wit with unusuall colouring.

Frederick de Wit died in 1706, till 1710 his wife lead the company,  then she sold the it on auction and most of de Wit's plates have been purchased by another great map publisher from Amsterdam, Pieter Mortier, who added own notes on maps. In 1711 P. Mortier died and business has been lead by his wife and son Cornelis, who(with Johaness Covens) created new company named Coven's & Mortier and changed publisher's notes again.

Map published in Amsterdam by P. Mortier or his inheritors, ca 1710-1721.

 

Rare - contemporary handcolor with use of gold to highlight cartouche and some cities

Map size: 50 x 57,5 cm .

 

Price upon request

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