Original Copperplate Map

Original Hand Colored Copper Engraved Title Page ATLAS by De Wit in c1670


Original Hand Colored Copper Engraved Title Page ATLAS by De Wit in c1670

Original Hand Colored Copper Engraved Title Page ATLAS by De Wit in c1670   Original Hand Colored Copper Engraved Title Page ATLAS by De Wit in c1670

De Wit Original Hand-Colored, Copper Engraved Title Page from c1670. Itle page features the mythical. Standing on the North Pole of the world and holding up the starry heavens with the sun and moon in the background. The globe features the Eastern Hemisphere, centered on the Indian Ocean. Was the primordial Titan who supported the heavens from the ranges now called the Atlas Mountains.

He is one of the most recognized symbols in cartography, and in modern times is often shown supporting a terrestrial globe rather than a celestial one. Was published by Frederick De Wit in about 1670 in Amsterdam. The original hand-colored map is finely detailed and has an index on verso. The map is in good condition. There have been repairs to the margins using Japan paper.

There are several tears and nicks that have also been repaired. The size is 17 1/2 x 10, not including margin. He was born in Gouda and died in Amsterdam.

He was the company founder. This fine map is suitable for framing and would be an excellent cherished gift.

The map that is being offered is entitled. If the print is not as stated and you want to return it, you have 14 days to do so. SANDTIQUE'S mission is to offer its prints at the "Best Value" on the Internet. If you find an exact print at a lower price, please send us the link and we will match the price. This is for fixed price, identical, single prints from the same publication & year and in equal condition.

The item "Original Hand Colored Copper Engraved Title Page ATLAS by De Wit in c1670" is in sale since Wednesday, March 14, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\World Maps". The seller is "sandtiqueprints" and is located in Jacksonville, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  1. Condition: Used
  2. YEAR: c1670
  3. Country of Origin: Holland
  4. Hand-Colored: Yes
  5. Size: 17 1/2" x 10"
  6. Type: Title Page
  7. Date Range: 1600-1699
  8. Cartographer/Publisher: De Wit
  9. Format: Sheet Map
  10. Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  11. Original/Reproduction: Antique Original

Original Hand Colored Copper Engraved Title Page ATLAS by De Wit in c1670   Original Hand Colored Copper Engraved Title Page ATLAS by De Wit in c1670