Auction 112, Lot 116

"A New Map of ye North Parts of America claimed by France under ye Names of Louisiana, Mississipi, Canada & New France, with the Adjoyning Territories of England & Spain", Moll, Herman

Subject: Colonial United States and Canada

Period: 1735 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

10.8 x 8 inches
27.4 x 20.3 cm

This is a reduced version of a portion the Moll's large map published in 1720 with the same title and covers the same region as Moll's "A Map of New France..." It presents the British view that their colonies extend to the Mississippi River and incorporate Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. Spain controls the Neck of Florida (Eastern Florida) and New Mexico, and France controls Louisiana and Canada. Filled with Indian place names and forts.

References: McCorkle #729-3.

Condition: A

Original outline color. Bit of faint offsetting, still overall very good.

Estimate: $550 - $650

Sold for: $425

Closed on 9/28/2005