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Auction 118, Lot 201

"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 & Canada

Period: 1735 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

10.8 x 7.8 inches
27.4 x 19.8 cm

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

References: McCorkle #729-3.

Condition: B

Nice impression with original outline color. Some minor, uneven toning, else very good.

Estimate: $550 - $650

Sold for: $475

Closed on 3/6/2007