Atlas De Wit: discover the ‘Google Earth’ of the Dutch Golden Age
17 October 2012 - Atlas De Witis a unique, historical atlas by cartographer Frederick de Wit, containing 158 maps, views and prints of towns of the former Northern and Southern Netherlands (today’s Netherlands, Belgium and French Flanders).
On 23 October 2012 a facsimile of this atlas was presented by publisher Lannoo, in cooperation with the Koninklijke Bibliotheek.
This full-size facsimile edition with its superb, originally hand-coloured maps, drawn in perspective, gives a lively view of 17th century city life from Groningen to Cambrai. The introduction and the detailed descriptions of the individual maps make this historical atlas accessible to all lovers of history and old maps.
Atlas De Wit - Stedenatlas van de Lage Landen / Atlas des villes des anciens Pays Bas / City Atlas of the Low Countries
Text: Marieke van Delft and Peter van der Krogt
€ 119 (introduction price:€ 99 until 31/12/12)
bound | color print | 35,5 cm B * 53,5 cm H | 320 blz | ISBN 978 94 014 0189 0
Publication in 3 languages: Dutch, French and English
More information: www.atlasdewit.com