Sale 2434 - Lot 42
Price Realized: $ 4,250
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Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
DE WIT, FREDERICK. Nova Totius Terrarum Oribs Tabula. Double-page etched and engraved double-hemispheric world map. 20x22 3/4 inches sheet size; hand-colored; overall toning to the sheet, lower centerfold reinforced with tape on verso, few small marginal tears, tiny chip from left margin. Shirley 444. Amsterdam, 1668
Superlatively decorated with allegorical figures and vignettes representing the four elements of earth, wind, fire and water. The signature of artist and engraver Romeyn de Hooghe and date are barely visible in the lower left corner.