Auction 121, Lot 342

"A Map of the English Plantations in America", Moll, Herman

Subject: Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean

Period: 1695 (circa)

Publication: Thesaurus Geographicus

Color: Black & White

Size:
7.3 x 7 inches
18.5 x 17.8 cm

A handsome map focuses on the Gulf of Mexico and extends to the Caribbean, Central America and north to New England. The topography is indicated simply and includes an unusual Felis Lake west of Pennsylvania. The early colonial settlements of Boston, Cape Cod, James Towne and Charles Towne are noted. Printed on a sheet with English text, (8 x 11.5").

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Condition: B

A dark impression on a sheet with some faint damp stains and soil, backed with tissue.

Estimate: $275 - $400

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/26/2007

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