1680 – F. de Wit – Brandenburgi et Ducatus Pomeraniae
Title: “Marchionatus Brandenburgi et Ducatus Pomeraniae Tabula quae est Pars Septentrionalis Circuli Saxoniae Superioris.”
A handsome and detailed map of the historical regions of Brandenburg and Pomerania, straddling the modern-day border between Germany and Poland. The map is fully engraved with towns, political boundaries, rivers, and forests. The map is embellished with a title cartouche floating in the clouds with putti and coats of arms, and a distance scale featuring beehives and a field of wheat.
Cartographer: Frederick de Wit (1630 – 1706)
Sheet size: 60,0 x 52,5 cm
Technique: copper engraving
Good condition. Brownish paper, original hand colouring.
This is a genuine antique map published in 1680 and not a modern copy or reprint!