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Creator:
Wit, Frederik de, 1629 or 1630–1706
Title(s):

Atlas.

Published/Created:
Tot Amsterdam : Bij Frederick de Wit in de Calverstraet bij den Dam inde Witte Paskaert, [not before 1688]
Physical Description:
1 atlas ([1] leaf, [117] leaves of plates) : 58 maps ; 54 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2023 64
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Scale:
Scales differ.
Notes:
Some maps are signed by J. L'huilier.
Relief shown pictorially.
The title page is engraved, featuring an allegorical image of Atlas.
Date of publication from Koeman.
Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici, 6
The single leaf of letterpress is a printed table of contents, in two columns: maps 1-31 are listed under the heading Orbis terrestris ofte land-atlas; maps 32-58 are listed under the heading Orbis maritimus ofte zee-atlas.
BAC Folio A 2023 64: Maps are hand-colored. Bound in half-roan and marbled boards. Has bound with it, at end: Plan de Mayence de ses nouvelles fortifications, et de ses environs = Platte grond van de stadt Mentz, met deszelfs nieuwe werken en omleggende landen (t'Amsterdam: by Covens en Mortier, [ca. 1740]).
Subject Terms:
Coasts.
Geography -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Atlases.
World atlases.
Nautical charts.
Engravings.
Hand-coloring.
Contributors:
Luillier, J., engraver.
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