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Auction 100, Lot 268

"A General Chart of the Sea Coast of Europe, Africa & America. According to E. Wrights or Mercator's Projection", Moll, Herman

Subject: Atlantic

Period: 1720 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

11 x 14 inches
27.9 x 35.6 cm

Very unusual map centered on the Atlantic Ocean, but actually incorporating the North Sea and parts of both the Pacific and Indian Oceans. Depicts only the eastern part of North America, with the British colonies. Only place names along the coastlines are shown. Nice compass rose with title in block form.

References: Sabin #9205.

Condition: A

A tiny spot in South America, still very good with wide margins.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $190

Closed on 9/12/2002