Auction 122, Lot 671

"Asia According to ye Newest Observations", Moll, Herman

Subject: Asia

Period: 1712 (circa)

Publication: Atlas geographus, or a Compleat System of Geography

Color: Hand Color

9.8 x 7 inches
24.9 x 17.8 cm

Attractive reduced version of Moll's map of Asia (1708), which was based on the Delisle prototype. Despite the title claiming that the map was made from the Newest observations, Moll continues the speculation that Iesso L. (Hokkaido) might be attached to the mainland.


Condition: B+

There is some light spotting mostly confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/5/2007