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Frederik de Wit 1610 - 1698
Kreta/Insula Candia, map, anno 1680, Wit
Frederik de Wit 1610 - 1698. We offer a scarce copperengraving, edited by F. de Wit, anno 1680: "INSULA CANDIA Ejusque Fortificatio". Map of Crete with six insets showing the fortifications of Canea, Candia Spina Longa, Retimo, Thine and Suda. Based on the cartography of Sebastien de Pontault de Beaulieu, who mapped a lot of Mediterranean fortifications approx. anno 1674. On the map a lot of informations of roads, towns and topography. Attractive map of the isle, size of the leaf: 52x62 cm., of the map: 46x55 cm.. On verso blank, on margins little waterstained. Little restorations on upper and below centerfold, not to see in the view/map. Rare map of Crete.
Bookseller: Hammelburger Antiquariat [Germany]
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