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Augusta Vindelicorum Augsburg Frederick de Wit/AA 1729
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Augusta Vindelicorum Augsburg Frederick de Wit 1729



Title: Augusta Vindelicorum Augsburg.

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Augusta Vindelicorum Augsburg Frederick de Wit 1729

Title: Augusta Vindelicorum Augsburg.

Description: Large antique map in hand coloring of Augsburg on the Lech River, with the ancient Roman walls of Augusta Vindelicorum and historical cathedrals of the city.
The composer Leopold Mozart was born and educated in Augsburg.

Artist: Frederik de Wit. Frederick de Wit 1629-1706 was known as a map publisher, engraver and map seller.
He worked in Amsterdam in the Kalverstraat (the dry Crabben) until 1654 and then in the Witte Paskaert from 1655 to 1706.
Upon his death in 1706, the company was continued for a while by his widow Maria until 1709.
In 1710, De Wit's plates were sold to Mortier, Van der Aa and Renard.
This map was printed by Pieter van der AA (1659-1733) in 1729
Pieter van der Aa was a Dutch publisher best known for preparing maps and atlases, he also printed pirated editions of foreign bestsellers and illustrated volumes.

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Sheet app.: 17.75 x 22.5 inches. 44.5 x 57 cm.
Image app.: 15.5 x 19.5 inches. 39.5 x 50 cm.
Condition: Early map in very good view, no flaws. Nice map to frame.