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Nova Orbis Tabula, in Lucem Edita, A. F. De Wit - c. 1680.
Antique map - double-hemisphere by F. De Wit, with smaller polar projections and decorative surround. Insular California.
"De Wit's map is one of the most attractive of its time. The brilliant scenes in the corners combine images of the four seasons, the elements, and the signs of the zoadiac in a well balanced and naturalistic way. The map appeared in atlases published by De Wit and also in composite atlases by Visscher, Jansson's heirs, and others. . . ." (Shirley)
Date of the first edition: c. 1670
Date of this map: c. 1680
Size: 46.5 x 54.5cm (18.1 x 21.3 inches)
Condition: Old coloured, repaired at centrefold and margins, creases in centre flattened.
Condition Rating: C
References: Shirley (World), 451, Plate 2.
From: Composite Atlas by F. De Wit, c. 1680.
Item number: 24520
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