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Tartary and China.

Tartary and the Major part of the Kingdom of China Wit, Frederick de Tartary and the Major part of the Kingdom of China "Tabula Tartariæ et Majoris partis Regni Chinæ". Amsterdam. Fredericum de Wit 1680?
Copper engraved map of Tartary by Fredeick de Wit from his " Atlas Maior". Original outline colour; verso blank.
The map shows North Eastern Asia from the Caspian sea to the Pacific. In the South the area covering the modern countries of Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan across Northern India and Bangladesh to China, Taiwan and Japan; whilst to the North, parts of Russia, Kazakstan across to Mongolia and Manchuria. The Great wall of China is clearly shown. Korea is cartographically correct as a peninsular but Sakhalin Island is missing or is included in the sketchy outlines of Yedso shown according to the voyages of De Vries.
[Ezo, Yezo or Yeso is a Japanese name which historically referred to the lands to the north of Japan. It was used in various senses, sometimes meaning the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, and sometimes meaning lands and waters further north in the Sea of Okhotsk, like Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands.] Good impression; light toning to extreme edges; tiny hole to centre of centrefold; old strengthening to verso of centrefold and old ink numbers.
Koeman III: Wit 8 /72 444 by 552mm (17½ by 21¾ inches).    €600
Stock No. 2553 - Asia full description

Asia.

Asia accurate and recently emended. Wit, Frederick de Asia accurate and recently emended. "Accuratissima totius Asiæ Tabula Recens Emendata.". Amsterdam. Fredericum de Wit 1680?
Copper engraved map of Asia by Fredeick de Wit from his " Atlas Maior". Original full wash colour; verso blank.
The map shows the continent of Asia from Constantinople to Japan , with part of Australia, " Hollandia Nova ." In the upper right corner outline of part of the coast of Hokkado.
Large decorative vignette surrounding title with merchants and a camel; ships to sea. Good impression; light dampstaining to side edges just entering plate; short centrefold split [40mm] at lower margin, with old repair to verso; old ink number to verso.
Koeman III: Wit 3 /4. 495 by 583mm (19½ by 23 inches).    €1200
Stock No. 2551 - Asia full description

Frederick de Wit's Famous Map of the Peloponnesus surrounded by Forts with Full Original Colour.

Peloponnesus Wit, Frederick de Peloponnesus "Peloponnesus Hodie Morea Regnum, Distincté divisum in Omnes suas provinccias Hodernas atque Veteres cui et adiunguntur insulae Cefalonia, Zante, Cerigo et St Maura". Amsterdam. "Amstelodami apud. F.Covens et C. Mortier" c1740
Frederick de Wit's famous map of the Peloponnesus, published by Covens and Mortier. Original full wash colour to body of map, cartouche and vignettes black and white as issued; 2 sheets joined; verso blank.
First published by de Wit in c1680, this is the edition of Covens and Mortier who included it in some of their atlases using de Wit's plate.
The map with large decorative cartouche surmounted by the lion of Venice is surrounded by 14 vignettes of important towns and castles: Navarino, Zarnata, Castle Tornese, Corinth, Malvasia [ Monomvasia] Patras, Coron, Napoli di Romania[ Nafplion], Modon [ Methoni], Mistra, Athens, Cerigo[ Kythera] S. Maura [Levkada] and Lepanto.
The vignettes are reduced versions of the illustrations by Coronelli from his" Memorie Isttorigriograpfice elli Regni della Morea, Negreponte et littoral.."[1686]. Dark impression; bright colour; folded. Tiny paper flaw at above "Traxio" in Ellis causing thinning, only viewable when held to light.
Zacharakis: 3712/2390. 505 by 765mm (20 by 30 inches).    €4000
Stock No. 3233 - Greece. full description


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