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Auction 100, Lot 114

"Neu Engeland, Neu York, Neu Iersey, und Pensilvanien &c", Moll, Herman

Subject: Colonial New England

Period: 1744 (published)

Publication: Das Britische Reich in America

Color: Black & White

10.2 x 7 inches
25.9 x 17.8 cm

This is the German edition of Herman Moll's earliest map of New England, originally appearing in John Oldmixon's "The British Empire in America" in 1708. New York is confined to a narrow strip along the Hudson River and New Jersey is divided into East and West New Jersey. Small compass rose and engraved title block.

References: McCorkle 744-6.

Condition: B

A few spots along fold and tiny worm holes in the blank margins, else very good.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/12/2002