Auction 130, Lot 190

"Eine Neue Charte von Virginia und Maryland", Moll, Herman

Subject: Colonial Mid-Atlantic

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Geographicus …

Color: Black & White

Size:
7 x 10 inches
17.8 x 25.4 cm

This beautifully engraved map is centered on the Chesapeake Bay area. It is a German edition engraved by Johann Benjamin Bruhl after the popular and significant map published in the 1708 book, "British Empire in America" by Oldmixon. Highly detailed with political and physical information including early towns and village, bays, inlets and rivers. The map including place names is entirely in German. Engraved by Bruhl and published from Leipzig.

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Condition: A+

Dark, early impression on bright paper. A scarce issue in beautiful, flawless condition.

Estimate: $600 - $700

Sold for: $650

Closed on 12/2/2009

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