Auction 104, Lot 584

"Africa", Moll, Herman

Subject: Africa

Period: 1732 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Black & White

10.4 x 8 inches
26.4 x 20.3 cm

Interesting map of the continent with the interior fully engraved. This ia an early effort at thematic mapping with trade-winds located and directions given. Include Madagascar and numerous islands in the Atlantic and Indian oceans.

References: Phillips (A) 585.

Condition: A

Dark impression on hand laid paper. Tiny spot on fold, still very good.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/10/2003