WIT, Frederick de (1630-1706). Septemtrionaliora Americae a Groenlandia, per Freta Davidis et Hudson, ad Terram Novam. Amsterdam, ca 1715.
WIT, Frederick de (1630-1706). Septemtrionaliora Americae a Groenlandia, per Freta Davidis et Hudson, ad Terram Novam. Amsterdam, ca 1715.

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WIT, Frederick de (1630-1706). Septemtrionaliora Americae a Groenlandia, per Freta Davidis et Hudson, ad Terram Novam. Amsterdam, ca 1715.

Engraved map of northern Canada and western Greenland, colored by a contemporary hand, image 490 x 564 mm (528 x 633 mm sheet). Cartouche depicting Dutch merchants and Native Americans.

This is the third state of the map with "Fol. 28" added outside the neat line. It shows northern Canada including Hudson Bay, Baffin Bay, Button Bay and Davis Straits at its center. De Wit's map is based on Joannes von Loon's map. Louis Renard acquired the de Wit's plates and published this map in his Atlas de la Navigation et du Commerce. Burden 466.
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