"Nova et Accurata Totius Europae Descriptio", Wit, Frederick de
Period: 1690 (published)
Color: Hand Color
22.8 x 19.1 inches
57.9 x 48.5 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.
Expert repair of centerfold (including a small tear at center) and some marginal tears. Original color, lightly refreshed.