Auction 130, Lot 413

"Nova et Accurate Divisa in Regna et Regiones Praecipuas Europae Descriptio", Wit, Frederick de

Subject: Europe

Period: 1690 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.8 x 19 inches
57.9 x 48.3 cm

Finely engraved large map of Europe with the characteristic detail of this prominent Dutch cartographer. It is richly ornamented with a variety of ships sailing the seas, a compass rose, a sea monster, Europa shown riding Zeus in the form of a bull, and several putti holding the title banner aloft.

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Condition: A

Lovely old color with a professional repair of a fold separation at bottom.

Estimate: $800 - $950

Sold for: $600

Closed on 12/2/2009

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