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Auction 146, Lot 535

"Nova Totius Westphaliae Descriptio", Wit, Frederick de

Subject: Northwestern Germany

Period: 1680 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

21.2 x 18.6 inches
53.8 x 47.2 cm
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A detailed map of northwestern Germany and a portion of the Netherlands, extending east to Hamburg, south to Maastricht and Marburg, and west to the Zuyder Zee. The map is filled with details of towns, political boundaries, rivers, and forests. The map is adorned with two strapwork cartouches and a lovely compass rose orienting north to the right.


Condition: B+

Lovely original color that has been partially refreshed, light soiling, and a professionally repaired centerfold separation at bottom.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/4/2013