"Totius AFRICAE accuratissima TABULA Authore FREDERICO DE WIT Amstelodami". The map is ornamented with a nice large cartouche.Country borders that existed at the time are outlined and the areas are labeled. Many are regions with no actual established government are borders and are so named. Areas of the South Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean, the Red Sea, as well as the Nile and Congo Rivers are shown in detail. Frederik De Wit, also written Frederic, Frederico and Fredericus. His surname is also written as De Witt and De Widt. He was born in Gouda and died in Amsterdam. He was the company founder. He edited his first atlas "atlas maior" around 1662. He published a nautical atlas in 1675. After his death, his wife continued to hold the firm. Their son, liquidated the firm and most of the maps went to Pierre Mortier who worked after with Covens and founded the firm Covens et Mortier, one of the most famous publishing maps and views of the 18th century. Size with margins : 61,5 x 51,5 cm / 24 x 20 inches.
Old colors, small foxing, on strong paper. WE DON'T SELL LASER AND COPIES MAPS, ALL WE SELL IS ORIGINAL AND ANTIQUE. Due to the age an type of paper, some imperfections are to be expected. Please examine the images provided carefully, and if you have any questions please ask and we will be happy to help you. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps".The seller is "efi6" and is located in this country: FR. This item can be shipped worldwide.