Auction 137, Lot 211

"A New Map of Virginia, and Maryland", Moll, Herman

Subject: Mid-Atlantic United States - Maryland & Virginia

Period: 1708 (circa)

Publication: The British Empire in America

Color: Hand Color

7 x 10.3 inches
17.8 x 26.2 cm

This highly detailed map of the Chesapeake Bay region was based on information from Augustine Herrman's map of 1673, and became one of the most familiar depictions of Virginia and Maryland during the first half of the eighteenth century. The map features the Tidewater region and marks the sites of plantations and Indian villages, in addition to counties, towns, off-shore shoals, and islands.

References: cf. Stephenson & McKee #II-16

Condition: B

Toned with a mat burn that just enters neatline on right and left-hand sides, and a small centerfold separation confined to blank margin.

Estimate: $325 - $400

Sold for: $240

Closed on 9/14/2011