Auction 106, Lot 282

"St. Helena This Islands belongs to ye English East India Company… [on sheet with] The Bay of Agoa de Saldanha…", Moll, Herman

Subject: St. Helena & South Africa

Period: 1732 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Black & White

Size:
10.8 x 8 inches
27.4 x 20.3 cm

Beautifully engraved map of St. Helena in the upper half of the sheet. The lower map details a bay about 70 miles north of today's Cape Town and notes that there was an earlier plan to make a settlement there. Both with good topographical detail, handsome compass roses and rhumb lines.

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Condition: A

Very early and dark impression with layout lines evident. Just a hint of offsetting and very light toning along centerfold.

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $75

Closed on 3/3/2004

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