Auction 133, Lot 102

"Eine Neue Charte des Neu Gefundnen Landes, Neu Schottlands…", Moll, Herman

Subject: Canada Maritime Provinces and Newfoundland

Period: 1729 (circa)


Color: Black & White

10.1 x 7 inches
25.7 x 17.8 cm

This is an unrecorded German edition of Moll's "NewFoundLand St. Laurens Bay, The Fishing Banks, Acadia, and Part of New Scotland" with a reordered title and the cartouche moved to the left corner. The map locates a number of fishing banks including the Great of Newfoundland and several large shoals. Engraved by Bruhl with "Mag. 35. P. 48." above neatline at upper left.

References: cf Kershaw #571.

Condition: B+

Very nice example with wide margins and dark impression. A couple of light marks or foxing, otherwise fine. Folding as issued.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/1/2010