Auction 100, Lot 247

"A Map of Terra Firma, Guiana and the Antilles Islands", Moll, Herman

Subject: Northern South America and Lesser Antilles

Period: 1752 (published)

Publication: Collection of Voyages and Travels…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10 x 7 inches
25.4 x 17.8 cm

Copper engraved map covering all of the West Indies and South America, north of the equator. In Guyana is the large, legendary Prime Lake. Extends to show the Windward, Leeward, Caribbean and Bahaman Islands, Cuba and southern Florida. Title in block form. Nice compass rose in sea.

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Condition: A

Strong impression with bright, modern coloring. Two very small chips in upper margin well away from map.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/12/2002

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