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1688 circa Frederick De Wit
$13,500.00
Description

The Keur family produced a number of different bibles from their press at Dordrecht and later at Rotterdam. This finely executed general map in two hemispheres is beautifully decorated. Within each corner classic scene showing the various continents as women, with various flora, fauna, animals and indigenous scenes. California (as an island) is flat, based on Briggs model. A small piece of land Anian appears adjacent to a strait leading within striking distance of the west shores of Hudson's Bay. Minor restorations along the edges of the image, as usual. A striking example.