[MOLL (HERMAN) The World Described, or a New and Correct Sett of Maps]
Lot 60
MOLL (HERMAN) The World Described, or a New and Correct Sett of Maps. Collection of 23 hand-coloured maps, 1708-1739
Sold for £10,625 (US$ 18,180) inc. premium
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[MOLL (HERMAN)
The World Described, or a New and Correct Sett of Maps], collection of 23 hand-coloured engraved maps only, each on 2 sheets joined, ink manuscript index on front pastedown, no text, maps all creased, some with tears at folds and a few slightly frayed, occasional slight loss ("Moon" in lower corner of World map, one corner of 'North Parts of America' torn away with loss to border, just touching sky in inset vignette, horizontal tear to Spain, Theatrum historicum with loss at sides), contemporary boards, defective [Phillips 554], large folio (650 x 510mm.), 1708-39, [T. Bowles]

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  • Comprises: A New and Correct Map of the World; Europe, 1708; Asia; South America; A New Map of the North Parts of America Claimed by France under ye names of Louisiana, Mississipi, Canada, and New France, 1720; England and Wales, 1710; A New and Exact Plan of the City of London and Suburbs Thereof... to the Present Year 1739; Germany, Hungary, 1712; France; Spain and Portugal; Italy, 1714; Low Countries; Netherlands; Moscovy, Poland, Little Tartary, and ye Black Sea; Scotland, 1714; Ireland, 1714; Denmark and Sweden; The Turkish Empire; Brunswick-Lunensburg; Islands within ye limits of ye South Sea Company; East-Indies; West-Indies; Theatrum historicum, 1709.
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