WORLD – NOVA ORBIS TABVLA IN LVCEM EDITA. BY FREDERICK DE WIT, CIRCA 1670.
NOVA ORBIS TABVLA IN LVCEM EDITA, A. F. DE WIT
An highly decorative twin hemisphere copperplate map of the world by Frederick de Wit. There are additional hemispheres showing the north an south poles. California is shown as an island and the four corners are decorated with vignettes representing the seasons, elements and signs of the zodiac. The present map is the second state and was published in Amsterdam, circa 1670.
Measures 545 x 480 mm. Good condition allowing for age. See photos for condition. Some light overall age toning.
Attractive original hand colour.
A guaranteed genuine antique map.